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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
valve, heart, aortic
artificial aortic heart valve
heart valve
date made
ca 2004
Edwards Lifesciences LLC
Physical Description
bovine paricardium (overall material)
polyester (overall material)
silicone (overall material)
colbalt (overall material)
nickel (overall material)
overall: 5.6 cm x 7 cm x 7 cm x 23 mm; 2 7/32 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 29/32 in
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
place made
United States: California, Irvine
ID Number
serial number
catalog number
accession number
Artificial Heart Valves
Health & Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Artificial Heart Valves
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Edwards Lifesciences LLC

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