Plastic Sheet Oxygenator


This disposable total body perfusion oxygenator was developed in 1962 by surgeons Denton Cooley, Arthur C. Beall, and Pierre Grondin. It is a modified version of the oxygenator developed by Vincent Gott and Walton Lillehei at the University of Minnesota.

Ref: Denton Cooley, 100,000 Heart: A Surgeon’s Memoir (2012).

Date Made: 1962

Maker: Travenol Laboratories

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Surgery


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Credit Line: Edwards Lifescience, LLC

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2002.0151.04Accession Number: 2002.0151Catalog Number: 2002.0151.04

Object Name: Oxygenator

Measurements: overall: 71 cm x 75 cm x 4 cm; 27 15/16 in x 29 1/2 in x 1 9/16 inmetal stand: 98 in x 22 1/2 in x 6 in; 248.92 cm x 57.15 cm x 15.24 cm


Record Id: nmah_1213042

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