Richard DeWall operating his invention, The DeWall Bubble Oxygenator, for use during open heart surgery

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Dublin Core

Title

Richard DeWall operating his invention, The DeWall Bubble Oxygenator, for use during open heart surgery

Subject

Open Heart Surgery

Description

The DeWall Bubble Oxygenator, or heart-lung machine, was first used clinically in 1955 in order to by-pass the heart and lungs during open heart surgery to create a bloodless field for surgeons to operate on congenital defects within the heart.

Creator

University of Minnesota

Source

"Heart Surgery," Photograph Collection. University of Minnesota Archives.

Publisher

University of Minnesota

Date

circa 1955

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

oh0007

Coverage

Open Heart Surgery

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Print Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Citation

University of Minnesota, “Richard DeWall operating his invention, The DeWall Bubble Oxygenator, for use during open heart surgery,” Gallery, accessed May 26, 2024, https://gallery.lib.umn.edu/items/show/3032.