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Heart, Artificial

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Acadia Institute Ethnographic and Medical Sociology Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 632
Abstract

Interview transcripts and memos, field notes, correspondence, subject files, reprints, and newspaper clippings documenting multiple ethnographical medical sociology research projects conducted by Judith Swazey and Renée Fox, working independently and jointly under the auspices of the Acadia Institute which primarily focused on social, ethical, and policy issues in biomedical research and healthcare.

Dates: 1966-1987

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

Clarence Dennis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 574
Abstract

Dr. Clarence Dennis (1909-2003) was a pioneering heart surgeon and developer of a heart-lung bypass machine. Laboratory notes, correspondence, publications, and professional papers chronicle his surgical and research career at the University of Minnesota, the State University of New York, and the National Heart and Lung Institute.

Dates: 1927-2003

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

Lowell T. Harmison papers

 Collection
Identifier: HMD MS ACC 2015-042
Abstract

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Administrative files, photographs, awards and honors, research files, drafts and reprints of articles, motion picture films, audiocassette interviews; artificial organ prototypes; patents; and medical device blueprints documenting the career of heart surgeon, artificial organ inventor, and NHLBI administrator Dr. Lowell Harmison.

Dates: 1962-2010

Present and Future of the Artificial Heart

 Digital Record
Identifier: 101584928X148
Dates: Publication: 1975

"The artificial heart: a case study of social and ethical issues posed by advanced medical technology" Collection

 Collection
Identifier: OH 166
Abstract

Interviews, interview summaries, testimonies, audiocassettes, field notes, and background articles created and collected by Judith Swazey and Renee Fox as part of their study of the Jarvik-7 artificial heart's development and clinical use.

Dates: 1982-1987

William C. DeVries Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 588
Abstract William Castle DeVries is the American heart surgeon who implanted the first total artificial heart (TAH) in a human patient in 1982. His collection of correspondence, medical records, x-rays, protocol and procedural documents, reports, scientific articles, manuscripts, publicity clippings, photographic images, and audiovisual materials mostly documents his professional career at the University of Utah Medical Center and the Humana Heart Institute International. The primary focus of this...
Dates: 1946-2002