St. Jude Medical Standard Mitral Heart Valve

Description (Brief)
This is a demostration mechanical mitral heart valve. Its leaflets rotate within the cuff, and are made of graphite coated with pyrolytic carbon. The white polyester cuff or sewing ring attaches the valve to the patient's tissue.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cardiology
artificial heart valve
maker
St. Jude Medical
Physical Description
graphite (overall material)
polyester (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .8 cm x 2.9 cm; 5/16 in x 1 1/8 in
overall: 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.27 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
United States: Minnesota, St. Paul
ID Number
2005.0275.06
model number
23aj-501
serial number
0544dt33
catalog number
2005.0275.06
accession number
2005.0275
subject
Medicine
Cardiology
Prosthesis
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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