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Guide to Collections Relating to the History of Artificial Internal Organs

Repository

University of Michigan Extracorporeal Circulation Laboratory



Address

University of Michigan Medical Center TC2920, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109


Telephone

(734) 936-5822


Fax Number

(734) 936-5830


Website



Contact Person

Robert Bartlett, M.D.


email

robbar@umich.edu



Access and Services

Appointment required.



Abstract

This university laboratory is involved in the research and development of methods of extra corporeal circulation.




Collections


title/date

University of Michigan Extracorporeal Circulation Laboratory Collection, 1970-2000



Collection ID


Quantity

1 small storage room



Biographical Note

This laboratory is driven by the surgical research of Robert Bartlett, M.D. and his work on extra corporeal circulation.



Collection Description

The collection contains papers, artifacts, photos and slides related to the work undertaken in this laboratory, including:

  • original ECMO machine used for original patients at U.C. Irvine and University of Michigan, 1972-1981;
  • components of subsequent ECMO devices, 1981-2000 such as several membrane oxygenators, several blood pumps, access catheters from many patients;
  • laboratory prototypes of ECMO machines and pumps;
  • laboratory experimental records, 1972-2000;
  • correspondence and drafts related to papers, grants, and presentations, 1962-2000;
  • hospital records of all U.C. Irvine ECMO cases, 1971-1980, including original neonatal series and original cardiac support series;
  • hospital records of 1200 ECMO cases at University of Michigan, 1980-2000;
  • photos of lab and clinical research, 1965-2000.


Finding Aid

None



Restrictions

None



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