SJM Masters Valved Graft

Description (Brief)
This is a demonstration model of the St. Jude Medical Masters aortic graft combined with a mechanical bi-valve artificial heart valve.
This type of device is implanted when both the natural valve and the aorta need to be reconstructed or replaced. It has an expandable cuff and wider sewing ring than 2005.0275.04. A disposable blue plastic implant tool is attached.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
artificial heart valve
valve
cardiology
maker
St. Jude Medical
Physical Description
pyrolytic carbon (overall material)
polyester (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 4.7 cm; 9 1/16 in x 1 7/8 in
overall: 9 in x 2 in; 22.86 cm x 5.08 cm
place made
United States: Minnesota, St. Paul
ID Number
2005.0275.03
accession number
2005.0275
catalog number
2005.0275.03
subject
Medicine
Cardiology
Artificial Organs
Artificial Heart Valves
Health & Medicine
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Artificial Heart Valves
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
St. Jude Medical

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