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Photo Record

Collection Clinical Center
Title Heart-lung machine
Caption Heart-lung machine
Description The heart lung bypass machine was developed by John Heysham Gibbon. In 1953 the machine was first used on a patient to successfully undergo open heart bypass surgery for more than half the duration of the procedure.
Credit line Courtesy of the Office of History, National Institutes of Health
Accession number 3995
Number of images 1
Catalog Number 3995
Photographer Silverman, Sam
Place Bethesda, MD
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1960
Organizations NIH; CC (Clinical Center)
NIH; OD, ORS, Biomedical Engineering & Instrumentation Branch
Buildings Building 10 ("CC" Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center)
Other number 3995