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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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Artificial Hearts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-ba9c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_688804
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heart, artificial; ventricular assist device

Maker:
Kolff Laboratory  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 10 in; 16.51 cm x 25.4 cm
overall: 3 1/2 in x 9 in x 7 3/8 in; 8.89 cm x 22.86 cm x 18.7325 cm
Object Name:
Ventricular Assist Device
heart, artificial
ventricular assist device
562222222222222222222222heart, artificial
Date made:
1980
Credit Line:
Willem J. Kolff, M.D., Ph.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.129
Catalog number:
1998.0035.129
Accession number:
1998.0035
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-1ada-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_600237
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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:
Gift of Texas Heart Institute
ID Number:
1978.1002.01
Accession number:
1978.1002
Catalog number:
1978.1002.01
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Government, Politics, and Reform
National Treasures exhibit
Artificial Hearts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-f67f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_688682

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
Other Terms:
artificial heart; Prostheses
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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Health & Medicine
Artificial Hearts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-b5c6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1147093

valves, heart, artificial, batch of

Object Name:
Valves, Heart, Artificial, Batch of
Other Terms:
Valves, Heart, Artificial, Batch of; Surgery
ID Number:
MG.M-12298 [dup1]
Catalog number:
M-12298
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-60a8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_729955

cardiology; valves, heart, artificial

Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 3.175 cm x 5.3975 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
Valves, Heart, Artificial, Batch of
cardiology
valves, heart, artificial
Other Terms:
Valves, Heart, Artificial, Batch of; Surgery
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN83531U17
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-89e3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_736570

valves, heart, artificial, batch of

Object Name:
Valves, Heart, Artificial, Batch of
Other Terms:
Valves, Heart, Artificial, Batch of; Surgery
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN83559U45
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-8404-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_737326

cardiology; left ventricular assist device

Physical Description:
silastic (overall material)
dacron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 cm x 8.5 cm x 11.5 cm; 4 3/4 in x 3 3/8 in x 4 1/2 in
overall, space taken up in box: 11 in x 17 in x 3 1/4 in; 27.94 cm x 43.18 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
Left Ventricular Assist Device
cardiology
left ventricular assist device
Other Terms:
Heart, Artificial, Implantable; Left Ventricular Assist Device; Medicine
Place made:
United States: Texas, Houston
Date made:
About 1970
Date(s) of previous ownership:
1985 03 28
Credit Line:
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
ID Number:
1985.0329.02
Accession number:
1985.0329
Catalog number:
1985.0329.02
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9767-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_738851

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
Other Terms:
heart, artificial, implantable; Medicine
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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Government, Politics, and Reform
Artificial Hearts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-7917-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_738852

cardiology; heart, artificial, implantable

Measurements:
overall: 19 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in; 48.895 cm x 11.43 cm x 5.3975 cm
Object Name:
Heart, Artificial, Implantable
cardiology
heart, artificial, implantable
Other Terms:
Heart, Artificial, Implantable; Medicine
Date(s) of previous ownership:
1985 03 28
ID Number:
1985.0329.04
Accession number:
1985.0329
Catalog number:
1985.0329.04
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9768-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_738853
Online Media:

heart, artificial; convertor, piezoelectric

Maker:
Kolff Laboratory  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 3 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 8.255 cm x 8.255 cm
overall: 6 3/8 in x 3 7/8 in x 3 7/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 9.8425 cm x 9.8425 cm
Object Name:
Convertor, Piezoelectric
heart, artificial
convertor, piezoelectric
Date made:
1962
Credit Line:
Willem J. Kolff, M.D., Ph.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.185.01
Catalog number:
1998.0035.185.01
Accession number:
1998.0035
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-1895-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_599476
Online Media:

heart, artificial; mold, atrium

Maker:
Kolff Laboratory  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 14.605 cm x 9.525 cm
overall: 1 3/4 in x 6 in; 4.445 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
Mold, Atrium
heart, artificial
mold, atrium
Date made:
1981-01-16
Credit Line:
Willem J. Kolff, M.D., Ph.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.127.01
Catalog number:
1998.0035.127.01
Accession number:
1998.0035
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-17b0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_599485
Online Media:

heart, artificial; mold, atrium

Maker:
Kolff Laboratory  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 13.97 cm x 9.525 cm
overall: 2 in x 6 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 5.08 cm x 15.875 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
Mold, Atrium
heart, artificial
mold, atrium
Date made:
1981-01-16
Credit Line:
Willem J. Kolff, M.D., Ph.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.127.02
Catalog number:
1998.0035.127.02
Accession number:
1998.0035
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-198e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_599486
Online Media:

heart, artificial; artificial heart total

Maker:
Kolff Laboratory  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 3 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 8.89 cm
overall: 2 5/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 3 5/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 13.335 cm x 9.2075 cm
Object Name:
artificial heart total
heart, artificial
Date made:
1969-04-02
Subject:
Cardiology  Search this
Surgery  Search this
Credit Line:
Willem J. Kolff, M.D., Ph.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.186.03
Catalog number:
1998.0035.186.03
Accession number:
1998.0035
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-0d34-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_599487
Online Media:

heart, artificial; artificial ventricle, left

Maker:
Kolff Laboratory  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm
overall: 2 3/4 in x 5 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 6.985 cm x 13.335 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
Artificial Ventricle, Left
heart, artificial
artificial ventricle, left
Date made:
1969
Credit Line:
Willem J. Kolff, M.D., Ph.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.186.06
Catalog number:
1998.0035.186.06
Accession number:
1998.0035
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-0e46-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_599488
Online Media:

heart, artificial; artificial ventricle, right

Maker:
Kolff Laboratory  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 4 in; 13.97 cm x 10.16 cm
overall: 2 1/4 in x 6 in x 3 3/4 in; 5.715 cm x 15.24 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
Artificial Ventricle, Right
heart, artificial
artificial ventricle, right
Date made:
1969
Credit Line:
Willem J. Kolff, M.D., Ph.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.186.04
Catalog number:
1998.0035.186.04
Accession number:
1998.0035
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-0b20-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_599489
Online Media:

heart, artificial; artificial ventricle, right

Maker:
Kolff Laboratory  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 8.89 cm
overall: 1 7/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 4.7625 cm x 12.065 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
Artificial Ventricle, Right
heart, artificial
artificial ventricle, right
Date made:
1969
Credit Line:
Willem J. Kolff, M.D., Ph.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.186.01
Catalog number:
1998.0035.186.01
Accession number:
1998.0035
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-1938-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_599490
Online Media:

heart, artificial; artificial aorta

Maker:
Kolff Laboratory  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 in; 7.62 cm x 5.08 cm
overall: 1 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 in; 3.81 cm x 8.5725 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Artificial Aorta
heart, artificial
artificial aorta
Date made:
1969
Credit Line:
Willem J. Kolff, M.D., Ph.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.186.05
Catalog number:
1998.0035.186.05
Accession number:
1998.0035
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-289c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_599491
Online Media:

heart, artificial; mold

Maker:
Kolff Laboratory  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 13.97 cm x 10.795 cm
overall: 2 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 5.3975 cm x 16.51 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
Mold, Artificial Heart
heart, artificial
mold
Date made:
1969
Credit Line:
Willem J. Kolff, M.D., Ph.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.189.02
Catalog number:
1998.0035.189.02
Accession number:
1998.0035
See more items in:
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-c4eb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_599492
Online Media:

heart, artificial; mold

Maker:
Kolff Laboratory  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 11.43 cm
overall, left: 2 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 5.715 cm x 11.43 cm x 6.985 cm
overall, right: 2 1/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in; 5.3975 cm x 6.6675 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
Mold, Artificial Heart
heart, artificial
mold
Date made:
1969
Credit Line:
Willem J. Kolff, M.D., Ph.D.
ID Number:
1998.0035.189.01
Catalog number:
1998.0035.189.01
Accession number:
1998.0035
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-294d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_599494

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