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Heart-Assist Devices

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Adrian Kantrowitz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 572
Abstract Adrian Kantrowitz was an American heart surgeon and medical investigator responsible for pioneering developments in circulatory assist devices, artificial organs, medical electronics, heart transplantation, and research motion pictures. Grant material, experiment data, patient medical records, correspondence, publications, conference material, publicity clippings, and audio-visual media document Adrian Kantrowitz's professional career in cardiovascular research at the Maimonides Hospital in...
Dates: 1944-2004

Andrew Glenn Morrow Cardiovascular Research Film Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ACC 2018-02
Abstract

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Contents are 16mm film reels of varying length, most silent and in color, originating in the National Heart Institute. Films chiefly depict surgical procedures to implant artificial aortic and mitral valves in patients with cardiac conditions such as ventricular septal defect. Most of the films consist of close-up images of Dr. Morrow's hands and arms and the patient's opened chest, though some show Dr. Morrow speaking.

Dates: 1958-1969

John T. Watson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 578
Abstract John Thomas Watson is a mechanical engineer, physiologist, and administrator whose career has centered on the research, development, and validation of biomedical technologies for assisting the ailing heart. His papers focus on the activities of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)'s Devices and Technology Branch -- originally known as the Artificial Heart Program -- and Watson's professional career as administrator of that branch. Reports, administrative records, requests...
Dates: 1964-2003

Michael E. DeBakey Archives

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 582
Abstract

Michael Ellis DeBakey made significant contributions to cardiovascular medicine throughout his long career at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Personal material, correspondence, administrative and medical records, writings, conference and awards files, subject files, photographs, audiovisual media, and artifacts gathered from DeBakey's home document his personal life and career as a surgeon, inventor, and medical statesman.

Dates: 1903-2010

Nina Starr Braunwald Cardiovascular Research Film Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ACC 2018-07
Abstract

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Contents are 16mm film reels of varying length, most silent and in color, originating in the National Heart Institute. They depict Dr. Nina Starr Braunwald performing heart surgeries, chiefly the experimental implantation of artificial heart valves of her own design and fabrication.

Dates: 1960-1965