Carpentier-Edwards Artificial Mitral Heart Valve, Model # 6900PTFX

Description (Brief)
This 27mm Carpentier Edwards mitral artificial heart valve is a tri-leaflet stented design made with bovine pericardium. The valve has been sterilized and is housed in a sealed plastic jar.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cardiology
valve, heart, mitral
artificial mitral heart valve
date made
ca 2004
maker
Edwards Lifesciences LLC
Physical Description
bovine paricardium (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.6 cm x 7 cm x 7 cm; 2 3/16 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 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
2006.0003.02
serial number
KV9867
catalog number
2006.0003.02
accession number
2006.0003
subject
Surgery
Cardiology
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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