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dc.date.accessioned2019-03-22T19:14:44Z
dc.date.available2019-03-22T19:14:44Z
dc.date.created1958-1960
dc.date.issued2019-05-16
dc.date.submitted2019-05-16
dc.identifier2003.0052B
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10675.2/622203
dc.descriptionA cloth book of single aortic valve prosthetic leaflets. On the cover, "Aortic Valve Leaflets" is written in black ink on a long strip of scotch tape. On the inside, there are eight aortic valve leaflets of various sizes. There are two rows with four leaflets in each row. Each leaflet is shaped like a half-moon or a semi-circle and is made of white cloth. Each leaflet has a semi-circle piece of metal (lined with tape) inserted into it, presumably is to keep the shape of the leaflet. NOTE: According to the exhibit card, these single aortic valve prosthetic leaflets are circa 1958-1960. They were designed by Dr. Bahnson at John Hopkins and were used at the Medical College of Georgia. Dimensions are: 10.5" H x 7.5" W x " L; weight: 3.8 oz.
dc.publisherHistorical Collections & Archives, Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library, Augusta University
dc.relation.ispartofRG20 - Medical Artifacts
dc.rightsRights: ©Augusta University. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 International. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/ (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) Acknowledgement of the Historical Collections & Archives, Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library, Augusta University as a source is required.
dc.subject.meshEquipment and Supplies
dc.subject.meshAortic Valve
dc.subject.meshHeart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
dc.titleAortic Valve Leaflets
dc.title.alternativeLeaflet
dc.typeStill Image
dc.contributor.institutionAugusta University
dc.date.digitized2019-05-15
refterms.dateFOA2019-05-16T15:16:11Z


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    Medical Artifacts is a collection of various instruments and equipment dating from the late 19th century to the middle 20th century.

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