Smeloff Prosthetic Heart Valve

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
place made
United States: California, San Diego
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
ID Number
1981.0731.06
accession number
1981.0731
catalog number
1981.0731.06
Credit Line
Dr. Patrick K. C. Chun
subject
Cardiology
Prosthesis
Artificial Organs
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Artificial Heart Valves
Health & Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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