Starr-Edwards artificial cardiac valves

Made:
1978-1979 in United States, California and Santa Ana
maker:
Edwards Laboratories Incorporated

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Two Starr-Edwards ball-type artificial mitral valves, plastic and metal, with sterile cases, made by Edwards Laboratories Inc., USA, c.1979

Two Starr-Edwards ball-type artificial mitral valves, plastic and metal, with sterile cases, made by American Edwards Laboratories, USA.

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Details

Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
1981-2255
Measurements:
valve 2: 34 mm 35 mm, .01 kg
valve 1: 34 mm 34 mm, .01 kg
box: 50 mm 47 mm, .03 kg
type:
artificial heart valve
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • prosthesis
  • surgical implant
credit:
American Hospital Supply Co.
status:
Permanent collection

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