Bjork-Shiley Aortic Graft Valve

Bjork-Shiley Aortic Graft Valve

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Currently not on view
Object Name
cardiology
artificial heart valve
date made
December 1983
maker
Shiley Incorporated
place made
United States: California, Irvine
Physical Description
plastic (container material)
paper (implantation data card material)
Dacron, cloth (valve material)
pyrolytic carbon (valve material)
Measurements
container: 4.1 cm x 18.2 cm x 9.4 cm; 1 5/8 in x 7 5/32 in x 3 11/16 in
valve: 9.4 cm; 3 11/16 in
ID Number
2015.0031.28
catalog number
2015.0031.28
accession number
2015.0031
model number
31 AGV
serial number
10233
Credit Line
Gift of Manuel Villafaña
subject
Cardiology
Prosthesis
Artificial Organs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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