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Guide to Collections Relating to the History of Artificial Internal Organs

respository

Deutsches Medizinhistorisches Museum



address

Anatomiestrasse 18-20, D-85049 Ingolstadt, Germany


Telephone

+ 49 841 305 18 60


Fax Number

+ 49 841 910 844


Website

www.gesch.med.tu-muenchen.de/



Contact Person

Dr. Christa Habrich


email

Deutschesmedizinhistorischesmuseum@ingolstadt.de



Access and Services

Monday closed; Daily 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:00



Abstract

The permanent exhibition in the 18th century building of the former anatomical institute (Alte Anatomie) of Ingolstadt University shows the development of medicine and its special disciplines from the ancient world to the 20th century.




Collections


title/date

Deutsches Medizinhistorisches Museum Collection, 3rd B.C. to present day



Collection ID


Quantity

Approximately 800 objects (exhibited)



Biographical Note


Collection Description

Collection items relating to the history of artificial organs:

  • The first artificial kidney from Prof. Kolff (replica in working order)
  • 2-3 other systems of artificial kidney machines
  • different kinds of artificial hearts including moldings (developments of Prof. Kolff)
  • collection of pacemakers
  • collection of hearing aids
  • collection of artificial eyes (glass eyes)
  • prosthesis (hand, arm, leg)
  • sets of dentures and teeth


Finding Aid

Check with museum curator.



Restrictions

None



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