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Collection Jerry Hecht Digital Collection
Title Artificial Heart Valve surgery
Caption Two surgeons with an assistant performing surgery
Description Two surgeons with an assistant performing artificial heart valve surgery at the NIH Clinical Center. The operating environment incorporated the best features of the existing facilities and added significant new capabilities. Under the direction of Dr. Morrow, this design of the operating theater allowed physicians to view patient data and instant information that benefitted the patients and the surgeons.
Credit line Courtesy of the Office of History, National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine
Accession number 2009.02
Number of images 1
Catalog Number 2009.02.24
Photographer Hecht, G.V. (Jerry)
Place Bethesda, MD
Source Hecht, G.V. (Jerry)
Year Range from 1960
Year Range to 1965
Organizations NIH; CC (Clinical Center)
NIH; CC, Surgical Wing
Buildings Building 10 ("CC" Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center)