Prosthetic heart valves
Michaelis, Lawrence L., speaker
McIntosh, Charles Leonard, 1938- speaker
Tripodi, Dorothy J., speaker
Roberts, William C. (William Clifford), 1932- speaker
Morrow, Andrew, 1922-1982, speaker
National Heart and Lung Institute. Section on Pathology, sponsoring body.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.). Medical Arts and Photography Branch. Motion Picture Section, film producer.
- Bethesda, MD : National Institutes of Health, 1973
- Moving image
- Heart Valve Prosthesis -- history Prosthesis Design -- history United States
- Dr. Andrew Morrow, Dr. Nina Braunwald and other physicans and researchers are featured in this film about the history of the prosthetic heart valve, complications encountered by inventors, and key leaps forward in the creation of an artificial valve. Dr. Charles Hufnagel's early invention of a plastic ball valve is described. A Teflon prosthesis developed in the 1950s is shown.The first complete replacement of the mitral valve was performed in 1960 at the National Heart Institute by Morrow and Braunwald, using a device made of polyurethane. Criteria for an optimal prosthetic valve are presented, and the Starr-Edwards valve is described. The latest work of NHLBI in this area is described.
- The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
- 035 min.
- Lawrence L. Michaelis, Charles L. McIntosh, Dorothy J. Tripodi, William C. Roberts, Andrew G. Morrow.
- Transfer; Ken Ryland, NIH Department of Events Management ; 20061015; Acc# 2007-08.
- Live action
- NLM Unique ID:
- 101664459 (See catalog record)