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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
artificial heart valve
St. Jude Medical
Physical Description
pyrolytic carbon (overall material)
polyester (overall material)
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
accession number
catalog number
Artificial Organs
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
St. Jude Medical

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