St. Jude Medical Standard Aortic Heart Valve

Description (Brief)
This is a St. Jude Medical demonstation mechanical 27mm bi-valve aortic artificial heart valve. The leaflets are made of graphite and coated with pyrolytic carbon. A white polyester cuff or sewing ring is implanted by sewing it into the patient's tissue.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
St. Jude Medical
place made
United States: Minnesota, St. Paul
Physical Description
graphite (overall material)
polyester (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 1.27 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
2005.0275.08
catalog number
2005.0275.08
accession number
2005.0275
Credit Line
St. Jude Medical
subject
Cardiology
Medicine
Prosthesis
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Artificial Heart Valves
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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