Carpentier-Edwards Artificial Aortic Heart Valve, Model # 3000

Description (Brief)
This 23mm Carpentier-Edwards Perimount Magna aortic heart valve is a tri-leaflet design. The frame or stent is made from Eligiloy, a strong and durable alloy, and tissue from bovine pericardium. The silicone rubber sewing ring is covered with polyester woven fabric.
The valve is housed in a sealed round plastic jar in a sterilized solution. Two pages of product literature, implant patient registration, plus the jar are housed in a square pliable plastic box.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 2004
maker
Edwards Lifesciences LLC
place made
United States: California, Irvine
Physical Description
bovine paricardium (overall material)
polyester (overall material)
silicone (overall material)
colbalt (overall material)
nickel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 5.715 cm x 6.985 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
2006.0003.01
serial number
KG6368
catalog number
2006.0003.01
accession number
2006.0003
Credit Line
Edwards Lifesciences LLC
subject
Cardiology
Surgery
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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