'Westminster Profound Hypothermia Unit', for cardiac surgery

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The Westminster Profound Hypothermia Apparatus for cardiac surgery, developed by Charles Drew at Westminster Hospital, Detail view of the Westminster Profound Hypothermia Unit, c1960. Three quarter side view. Brown background Westminster profound hypothermia unit, as displayed in the Health Matters gallery of the Science Museum, together with Adjustable operating table by the Genito Urinary Manufacturing Co., London, 1936-1951, loaned to Buckingham Palace with

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The Westminster Profound Hypothermia Apparatus for cardiac surgery, developed by Charles Drew at Westminster Hospital,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Detail view of the Westminster Profound Hypothermia Unit, c1960. Three quarter side view. Brown background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Westminster profound hypothermia unit, as displayed in the Health Matters gallery of the Science Museum, together with
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Adjustable operating table by the Genito Urinary Manufacturing Co., London, 1936-1951, loaned to Buckingham Palace with
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

"The Westminster Profound Hypothermia Unit" for cardiac surgery, developed by Charles Drew at Westminster Hospital, c.1960. The apparatus consists of parts: heat exchanger with blood pumps, and a refrigerating, heating unit, and four metal components.

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Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
1985-410
taxonomy:
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  • systems
  • hvac
  • processes and techniques
  • components
  • components
  • materials
  • materials
  • animal material
  • organ (animal material)