St. Jude Regent Artificial Heart Valve

Description (Brief)
This is a demonstration model of the mechanical Regent mitral bivalve artificial heart valve manufactured by St. Jude Medical of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The 23mm valve has prolytic carbon disks and a flexable sewing ring.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
St. Jude Medical
place made
United States: Minnesota, St. Paul
Physical Description
pyrolytic carbon (overall material)
polyester (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.27 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
2005.0275.05
model number
23agfn-756
serial number
0524dt104
catalog number
2005.0275.05
accession number
2005.0275
Credit Line
St. Jude Medical
subject
Medicine
Cardiology
Prosthesis
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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