Lillehei-Kaster Pivoting Disc Valve in fully open position

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Dublin Core

Title

Lillehei-Kaster Pivoting Disc Valve in fully open position

Subject

Open Heart Surgery

Description

Electrical engineer Robert Kaster, (U of M 1951) collaborated with C. Walton Lillehei to invent a prosthetic heart valve named the Lillehei-Kaster Pivoting Disc Valve. The device was first successfully implanted in 1967. The valves were produced commercially by Medical Incorporated of Minneapolis and utilized up until the late 1980s.

Creator

University of Minnesota

Source

"Lillehei-Kaster Pivoting Disc Valve in fully open position," Box 109, C. Walton Lillehei papers, uarc2000-7, University of Minnesota Archives

Publisher

University of Minnesota

Date

circa 1960s

Rights

Use of this image is governed by U.S. and international copyright laws. Image is property of the University of Minnesota. Please contact the University of Minnesota Archives for permission to publish this image. http://special.lib.umn.edu/uarch

Format

Print Photograph

Language

eng

Identifier

oh0292

Coverage

Open Heart Surgery

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Print Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 x 7 in.

Citation

University of Minnesota, “Lillehei-Kaster Pivoting Disc Valve in fully open position,” Gallery, accessed January 27, 2023, http://gallerytemp.reclaim.hosting/items/show/3001.