Smeloff Prosthetic Heart Valve

Description (Brief)
This is a 33mm cage and ball prosthetic heart valve manufactured by Sutter Biomedical Inc. of San Diego, California.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cardiology
artificial heart valve
date made
ca 1980
Physical Description
titanium (overall material)
pyrolyte (overall material)
silicone (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 7.9375 cm x 5.715 cm
overall: 8 cm x 5.5 cm; 3 1/8 in x 2 3/16 in
place made
United States: California, San Diego
ID Number
1981.0731.06
accession number
1981.0731
catalog number
1981.0731.06
subject
Cardiology
Prosthesis
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
Dr. Patrick K. C. Chun

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