C. Walton Lillehei
Subjects Discussed: Work on babies and children with heart defects: hypothermia, controlled cross-circulation, heart-lung machines, Richard DeWall, inventor of the bubble oxygenator, open-heart surgery in Rochester and at the U of M, membrane oxygenator. Work on adults: valvular lesions, anuloplastry, replacing valves. Artificial valves: ball valve and problems with it, Lillehei-Nakib valve, Lillehei-Kaster valve, pulse duplicator, pyrolytic carbon, St. Jude valve, Omniscience valve. Manuel Villafaña and St. Jude Medical. Tissue replacement valves.
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Transcript: 28 pages
Accession Number: AV 2001.104.9