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pivoting disc heart valve

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Dates
1977
1978
circa 1977-1978
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997034485 a-c
Description
Opened two piece plastic container for an unused Lillehei-Kaster pivoting disc heart valve prosthesis consisting of (a) aortic valve prosthesis, in inner container, including a loose orifice ring and a tilting disc, and aseptic transfer container (b) top and (c) bottom.
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Accession Number
997034485 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Description
Opened two piece plastic container for an unused Lillehei-Kaster pivoting disc heart valve prosthesis consisting of (a) aortic valve prosthesis, in inner container, including a loose orifice ring and a tilting disc, and aseptic transfer container (b) top and (c) bottom.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - aortic valve prosthesis in inner container - Depth 5.0 cm x Diam 6.2 cm
b - aseptic transfer package-bottom portion - Depth 3.9 cm x Diam 8.2 cm
c - aseptic transfer package-top portion - Depth 4.5 cm x Diam 8.2 cm
Provenance
Used in KGH Operating Room
Maker
Medical Incorporated
Site Made (City)
Minneapolis
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1977
1978
circa 1977-1978
Date Remarks
Printed on the back of device container.
Material
plastic: green, translucent, white
metal: silver
paper: green, white
ink: black, white, green
Inscriptions
Written on label affixed to top portion of aseptic transfer package: "LILLEHEI-KASTER // PIVOTING DISC HEART VALVE // CONTENTS: ONE EACH MODEL 300S AORTIC // SIZE 14A SP I. DIA. mm // TISSUE 19.0mm ANN. DIA. mm // SERIAL 36676 NUMBER"; "CONTENTS STERILE // STERILE LOT NO IV-77-151 // USE BEFORE DATE MY 1 - 1978 // "CONTENTS ARE STERILE UNLESS // PACKAGE HAS BEEN DAMAGED OR // PREVIOUSLY OPENED. // STORE PACKAGE IN A CLEAN DRY // ENVIRONMENT. // CAUTION: FEDERAL LAW (USA) // RESTRICTS THIS DEVICE TO SALE BY // OR ON THE ORDER OF A PHYSICIAN"; Embossed on top portion of aseptic transfer package: "LILLEHEI-KASTER PIVOTING DISC PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE"; "U.S. PATENT NO. 3.476.143"; Embossed on bottom portion of aseptic transfer package: "copyright 1973"; Embossed on inner container: "INSERT // VALVE HOLDER.REMOVE // VALVE AND DISPOSE OF CLIP // D-100-1163"
Permanent Location
Storage Room: 0010
0010-E6-4
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Spare Parts” stored in Rm 2017
Condition Remarks
Original foam packaging piece attached to top is badly deteriorated.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Device instruction catalogue of a similar device.
Research Facts
Lillehei-Kaster aortic cardiac valve prothesis is intended for use in replacement of diseased or damaged heart valves, where a mechanical prosthesis is indicated.
Images
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