The Westminster Profound Hypothermia Unit, for heart surgery, England, 1959-1961

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1959-1961 in Crawley

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The Westminster Profound Hypothermia Apparatus for cardiac surgery, developed by Charles Drew at Westminster Hospital,
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Detail view of the Westminster Profound Hypothermia Unit, c1960. Three quarter side view. Brown background
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"The Westminster Profound Hypothermia Unit" for cardiac surgery, developed by Charles Drew at Westminster Hospital, c.1960. The apparatus consists of two parts: heat exchanger with blood pumps, and a refrigerating and heating unit.

The Westminster Profound Hypothermia Apparatus" for cardiac surgery developed by Charles Drew at Westminster Hospital.

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Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
1985-410
type:
profound hypothermia unit
taxonomy:
  • components
  • components
  • processes and techniques
  • object groupings and systems
  • systems
  • hvac
  • materials
  • materials
  • animal material
  • organ (animal material)
credit:
All Saints' Hospital
status:
Permanent collection

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