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Medcor Visa I pacer

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007013 a-b
Description
Wooden box containing Medcor Visa I, model VIP-2 external demand pacer and operating instructions for ventricular inhibition, synchronous with atrium; model "not for sale, but for evaluation only"; serial # 002
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Accession Number
994007013 a-b
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Wooden box containing Medcor Visa I, model VIP-2 external demand pacer and operating
instructions for ventricular inhibition, synchronous with atrium; model "not for sale, but for evaluation only"; serial # 002
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - pacer - Size: Length 27.8 cm. x Width 23.0 cm. x Depth 9.9 cm.
b - operating instructions - Size: Length 28.0 cm. x Width 21.7 cm. x Depth 0.2 cm.
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
ESB Inc.
Site Made (City)
Yardley
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
metal: silver; brown; black
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
ESB Medcor / VISA I PACER // BATTERY POWERED 9V RAY-O-VAC * 1604D OR EQ. // MODEL NO. VIP-2 SERIAL NO. 002 // MANUFACTURED BY ESB INC. YARDLEY PA. 19067 // NOT FOR SALE // FOR EVALUATION ONLY // FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: MR. S. THALER // AT 215-493-3601
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-J2-5
Exhibit History
Legislative Assembly, Toronto Exhibit, Aug. 21, 2001-Feb. 13, 2002
Images
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