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Blood Pump and Energy Convertor

Maker:
Novacor Medical Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
steel (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 5/8 in x 12 1/2 in x 13 in; 6.6675 cm x 31.75 cm x 33.02 cm
overall: 16.5 cm x 13.7 cm x 6 cm; 6 1/2 in x 5 13/32 in x 2 3/8 in
Object Name:
blood pump and energy convertor
cardiology
Place made:
United States: California, Berkeley
Date made:
ca 1984
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Cardiology  Search this
Artificial Organs  Search this
Surgery  Search this
Related Publication:
Jassawalla, J. S.; Daniel, M.A.; Lee, J.; LaForge, Billich, J.; Ramasamy, N.; Miller, P.J.; Oyer, P. E.; Portner, P. M.. In vitro and in vivo testing of a totally implantable left ventricular assist system
Credit Line:
Gift of World Heart Corporation
ID Number:
2011.0197.06
Accession number:
2011.0197
Catalog number:
2011.0197.06
Patent number:
4,167,046
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The N 100PC Blood Pump and Energy Convertor

Maker:
World Heart Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
copper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 6.35 cm x 13.97 cm x 16.51 cm
overall: 19.8 cm x 15.5 cm x 6 1/2 in; 7 25/32 in x 6 3/32 in x 16.51 cm
Object Name:
blood pump and energy convertor
cardiolgy
cardiology
Place made:
United States: California, Berkeley
Date made:
ca 1990
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Cardiology  Search this
Artificial Organs  Search this
Health Care  Search this
Related Publication:
Daniel, M. A.; Lee, J.; LaForge, D. H.; Chen, H.; Miller, P. J.; Ramasamy, N.; Strauss, L. R.; Jassawalla, J. S.; Portner, P. M.. Clinical evaluation of the Novacor totally implantable ventricular assist system. Currrent status
Credit Line:
Gift of World Heart Corporation
ID Number:
2011.0197.08
Accession number:
2011.0197
Catalog number:
2011.0197.08
Patent number:
4,167,046
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Jarvik-7 Artificial Heart

User:
Drummond, Michael  Search this
Designer:
Jarvik, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Symbion, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
polyurethane (overall material)
dacron (overall material)
polycarbonate (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 13.7 cm x 10.1 cm x 9.6 cm; 5 13/32 in x 3 31/32 in x 3 25/32 in
overall: 4 1/4 in x 6 in x 9 in; 10.795 cm x 15.24 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
artificial heart
heart, artificial
Place made:
United States: Utah, Salt Lake City
Associated place:
United States: Arizona
Date made:
1985
Associated date:
1985-08-29
Subject:
Cardiology  Search this
Surgery  Search this
Health Care  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Related Publication:
Copeland, J. G.. First successful bridge to transplantation with the total artificial heart
Credit Line:
University Medical Center of the University of Arizona
ID Number:
1987.0474.01
Catalog number:
1987.0474.01
Accession number:
1987.0474
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National Museum of American History
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Liotta-Hall Intracorporeal Heart Pump

Designer:
Hall, C. William  Search this
Liotta, Domingo  Search this
Physical Description:
dacron (overall material)
salastic (overall material)
silicone (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/8 in x 8 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 2.8575 cm x 21.59 cm x 8.89 cm
overall: 11 cm x 3.2 cm x 28.5 cm; 4 11/32 in x 1 1/4 in x 11 7/32 in
Object Name:
intrathoracic pump
cardiology
pump, heart
Place made:
United States: Texas, Houston
Date made:
ca 1963
Subject:
Artificial Organs  Search this
Cardiology  Search this
Surgery  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Artificial Organs  Search this
Related Publication:
Liotta, Domingo. Assisted Circulation and Total Artificial Heart: Past and Present
Credit Line:
Gift of Baylor University
ID Number:
MG.M-10837
Catalog number:
MG*M-10837
M-10837
Accession number:
256189
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National Museum of American History
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YORICK, The Bionic Skeleton

Maker:
Mueller, Edward  Search this
Physical Description:
synthetic polymers, plastic and rubber (overall material)
metals, titanium and stainless steel (overall material)
synthetic polyester fiber, dacron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 164 cm x 36.5 cm x 21.5 cm; 64 9/16 in x 14 3/8 in x 8 15/32 in
Object Name:
skeleton
Date made:
1970s-1980s
Subject:
Artificial Organs  Search this
Credit Line:
Food and Drug Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services
ID Number:
2003.0205.01
Accession number:
2003.0205
Catalog number:
2003.0205.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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AbioCor Total Artificial Heart

Patient:
Tools, Robert L.  Search this
Cardiac surgeon:
Gray, Laman  Search this
Dowling, Robert  Search this
Maker:
ABIOMED, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
titanium (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11.8 cm x 9.2 cm x 15 cm; 4 21/32 in x 3 5/8 in x 5 29/32 in
overall: 4 1/8 in x 5 1/2 in x 4 7/8 in; 10.4775 cm x 13.97 cm x 12.3825 cm
Object Name:
artificial heart
artificial heart
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Danvers
Date made:
ca 2001
Subject:
Surgery  Search this
Cardiology  Search this
Surgery  Search this
Artificial Organs  Search this
Related event:
Implantation of Total Artificial heart  Search this
Related Publication:
Renee C. Fox and Judith P. Swazey with the asistance of Judith C. Watkins. Spare Parts
Dale Greer. University of Louisville Medicine
Credit Line:
ABIOMED Inc.
ID Number:
2003.0166.01.1
Accession number:
2003.0166
Catalog number:
2003.0166.01.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Mayo-Gibbon Heart-Lung Machine

Physical Description:
chromium plate (overall material)
stainless steel (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
plexiglass (overall material)
teflon (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 182 cm x 77 cm x 96 cm; 71 5/8 in x 30 5/16 in x 37 13/16 in
part 6: 47 cm x 7 cm x 15.6 cm; 18 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in x 6 1/8 in
Object Name:
heart-lung machine
Place made:
United States: Minnesota, Rochester
Date made:
ca 1957
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Artificial Organs  Search this
Cardiology  Search this
Surgery  Search this
Related Publication:
Shumacker, Harris B.. The Evolution of Cardiac Surgery
Fye, W. Bruce. American Cardiology: The History of a Speciality and College
Credit Line:
Edwards Lifesciences, LLC
ID Number:
2002.0151.01
Catalog number:
2002.0151.01
Accession number:
2002.0151
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Rotating Screen Oxygenator

Maker:
Clarence Dennis  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plexiglass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 95 cm x 99 cm x 61.6 cm; 37 13/32 in x 38 31/32 in x 24 1/4 in
Object Name:
heart-lung machine
Place made:
United States: Minnesota, Minneapolis
Date made:
1951
Subject:
Artificial Organs  Search this
Surgery  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Related Publication:
Shummacker, Harris B., Jr.. The Evolution of Cardiac Surgery
Credit Line:
Edwards Lifesciences, LLC
ID Number:
2002.0151.02
Accession number:
2002.0151
Catalog number:
2002.0151.02
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Cardio West Total Artificial Heart

Maker:
CardioWest Technologies Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 cm x 14 cm x 8 cm; 13 25/32 in x 5 1/2 in x 3 5/32 in
overall: 4 in x 5 1/2 in x 14 in; 10.16 cm x 13.97 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name:
artificial heart
cardiology
Place made:
United States: Arizona, Tucson
Date made:
1985
Subject:
Cardiology  Search this
Surgery  Search this
Health Care  Search this
Artificial Organs  Search this
Related Publication:
Copeland, Jack G. et al. Bridge to transplantation with the CardioWest total artificial heart: the international experience 1993 to 1995
Copeland, Jack G., III, M.D. et al. Comparison of the CardioWest Total Artificial heart, the Novacor Left Ventricular Assist system in bridge to transplantation
Credit Line:
National Museum of American History
ID Number:
2003.0337.01
Catalog number:
2003.0337.01
Accession number:
2003.0337
Serial number:
35328L089
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National Museum of American History
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Kolff-Brigham Artificial Kidney

Maker:
Edward A. Olson Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 156.5 cm x 75 cm x 114 cm; 61 5/8 in x 29 17/32 in x 44 7/8 in
Object Name:
artificial kidney machine
artificial kidney
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1949
Subject:
Artificial Organs  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Kidney dialysis  Search this
Related Publication:
Kolff, Willem J.. The Artificial Kidney-Past, Present and Future
Credit Line:
John P. Merrill, M.D.
ID Number:
MG.291118
Catalog number:
M-13845
Accession number:
291118
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Jarvik-7 Artificial Heart

Maker:
Symbion, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
polyurethane (overall material)
polyvinylchloride (overall material)
dacron (overall material)
velcro (overall material)
Measurements:
overall, as stored: 3 3/8 in x 5 3/8 in x 6 5/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 13.6525 cm x 16.8275 cm
overall: 10 cm x 13.5 cm x 11 cm; 3 15/16 in x 5 5/16 in x 4 11/32 in
Object Name:
heart, artificial
Place made:
United States: Utah, Salt Lake City
Date made:
ca 1984
Subject:
Artificial Organs  Search this
Cardiology  Search this
Health Care  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Related Publication:
The Journal of the American Medical Association
Credit Line:
William C. DeVries, M.D.
ID Number:
2010.0200.01.01
Accession number:
2010.0200
Catalog number:
2010.0200.01
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National Museum of American History
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Electrohydrolic artificial heart

Maker:
Kolff Laboratory  Search this
Physical Description:
salastic (overall material)
dacron (overall material)
metal (overall material)
velcro (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 6 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 16.51 cm
overall: 4 in x 7 1/4 in x 7 3/4 in; 10.16 cm x 18.415 cm x 19.685 cm
Object Name:
heart, artificial
artificial heart, electrohydraulic
Place made:
United States: Utah, Salt Lake City
Date made:
1977-10-28
Subject:
Cardiology  Search this
Artificial Organs  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Related Publication:
Kolff, Willem J., M.D. et al.. Electrohydraulic-Clamshell Heart with Energy Converter Inside the Compliance Reservoir
Credit Line:
Willim J. Kolff, M.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.169
Accession number:
1998.0035
Catalog number:
1998.0035.169
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Exhibition:
Inventing In America
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_334924
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Right side Ventricular Assist Device

Maker:
Kolff Laboratory  Search this
Physical Description:
dacron (overall material)
graphite (overall material)
pellethane (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 62 cm x 7.5 cm x 7 cm; 24 13/32 in x 2 15/16 in x 2 3/4 in
overall: 3 3/4 in x 10 5/8 in x 7 1/2 in; 9.525 cm x 26.9875 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
heart, artificial
ventricular assist device
Place made:
United States: Utah, Salt Lake City
Date made:
1987-12-04
Subject:
Artificial Organs  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Cardiology  Search this
Related Publication:
Pantalos, G.M., et al.. Development of Smaller Artificial Ventricles and Valves Made by Vacuum Forming
Credit Line:
Willim J. Kolff, M.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.050
Accession number:
1998.0035
Catalog number:
1998.0035.050
Collector/donor number:
5.13
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Atomic Artifical Heart

Maker:
Akutsu, Tetsuzo  Search this
Physical Description:
silicone (overall material)
dacron (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in x 3 in; 13.97 cm x 6.985 cm x 7.62 cm
overall: 3 3/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 7 1/2 in; 8.5725 cm x 9.2075 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
artificial heart
heart, artificial
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Date made:
1962-1964
Subject:
Cardiology  Search this
Surgery  Search this
Health Care  Search this
Artificial Organs  Search this
Related Publication:
Hiller, Kirby W.; et al.. An Electronic-Mechanical Control for an Intrathoracic Artificial Heart
Credit Line:
Willem J. Kolff, M.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.040.02
Catalog number:
1998.0035.040
Accession number:
1998.0035
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Liotta-Cooley Artificial Heart

Maker:
Liotta, Domingo  Search this
Physical Description:
dacron (overall material)
polyurethane (overall material)
silastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall, as stored: 7 1/2 in x 9 in x 6 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 22.86 cm x 16.51 cm
overall: 18.7 cm x 22.8 cm x 16.4 cm; 7 3/8 in x 8 31/32 in x 6 15/32 in
Object Name:
artificial heart
heart, artificial
Place made:
United States: Texas, Houston
Date made:
1969
Subject:
Cardiology  Search this
Surgery  Search this
Cardiology  Search this
Surgery  Search this
Health Care  Search this
Artificial Organs  Search this
Related Publication:
Cooley, D. A.; Liotta, D.; Hallman, G. L.; Bloodwell, R. D.; Leachman, R. D.; Milam, J. D.. Orthotopic Cardiac Prosthesis for Two-Staged Cardiac Replacement
Credit Line:
Denton Cooley, M.D.
ID Number:
1978.1002.01
Accession number:
1978.1002
Catalog number:
1978.1002.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Carrel-Lindbergh perfusion pump

Inventor:
Lindbergh, Charles A.  Search this
Maker:
Hopf, Otto  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 45 cm x 20 cm x 11 cm; 17 23/32 in x 7 7/8 in x 4 11/32 in
Object Name:
pump
perfusion pump
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
ca 1935
Subject:
Medical  Search this
Artificial Organs  Search this
Related Publication:
Hallowell, Christopher. Charles Lindbergh's Artificial Heart
Credit Line:
Georgetown University
ID Number:
MG.M-12298
Accession number:
279576
Catalog number:
M-12298
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Exhibition:
Exhibit:
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_688713

Sewell Heart Pump

Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
glass (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
silicone (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/4 in x 12 in x 14 1/4 in; 9.525 cm x 30.48 cm x 36.195 cm
overall: 9.5 cm x 24 cm x 35 cm; 3 3/4 in x 9 7/16 in x 13 25/32 in
Object Name:
heart pump
heart, artificial
pump
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, New Haven
Date made:
ca 1950
Associated dates:
1959 01 06 / 1959 01 06
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Invention  Search this
Cardiology  Search this
Science  Search this
Related Publication:
Sewell, William H., Jr., M.D., and William W.L. Glenn, M.D.. Experimental Cardiac Surgery
Credit Line:
Mrs. William H. Sewell
ID Number:
MG.M-08015
Accession number:
223384
Catalog number:
M-08015
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Totally Implantable Artificial Heart

Maker:
Harmison, Lowell T.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 cm x 81.5 cm x 56 cm; 13 25/32 in x 32 3/32 in x 22 1/16 in
Object Name:
heart, artificial, implantable
total artificial heart
Place made:
United States: Maryland, Bethesda
Date made:
ca 1969
Date(s) of previous ownership:
1985-03-28
Subject:
Cardiology  Search this
Artificial Organs  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Invention  Search this
Credit Line:
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Instiutes of Health
ID Number:
1985.0329.03
Accession number:
1985.0329
Catalog number:
1985.0329.03
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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DeBakey By-Pass Pump

Physical Description:
dacron (overall material)
salastic (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 cm x 7 cm; 5 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in
Object Name:
pump, by-pass, cardiac
by-pass pump
Place made:
United States: Texas, Houston
Date made:
ca 1965
Date(s) of previous ownership:
1985-03-28
Subject:
Cardiology  Search this
Artificial Organs  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Invention  Search this
Related Publication:
DeBakey, Michael E., M.D., FACC. Left Ventricular Bypass Pump for Cardiac Assistance
Credit Line:
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
ID Number:
2012.0165.872
Catalog number:
2012.0165.872
Accession number:
2012.0165
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National Museum of American History
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Soft Shell Mushroom Artificial Heart

Maker:
Kolff Laboratory  Search this
Physical Description:
silastic (overall material)
epoxy (overall material)
dacron (overall material)
brass (overall material)
nylon (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 41.5 cm x 10 cm x 12 cm; 16 11/32 in x 3 15/16 in x 4 23/32 in
overall: 3 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in x 16 in; 9.525 cm x 13.97 cm x 40.64 cm
Object Name:
total artificial heart
heart, artificial
Place made:
United States: Utah, Salt Lake City
Date made:
1968
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Artificial Organs  Search this
Invention  Search this
Related Publication:
Kwan-Gett, C. S.; Wu Y.; Collan, R.; Jacobsen S.; Kolff W. J.. Total Replacement Artificial Heart and Driving System with Inherent Regulation of Cardiac Output
Credit Line:
Willem J. Kolff, M.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.039.01
Collector/donor number:
5.6.5
Accession number:
1998.0035
Catalog number:
1998.0035.039.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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edanmdm:nmah_875472
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