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The Adrian Kantrowitz Papers

Further Readings

[Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz (sitting)]. [ca. 1985].
Manuscript Collections

The National Library of Medicine. History of Medicine Division. Finding Aid to the Adrian Kantrowitz Papers, 1944-2004. http://oculus.nlm.nih.gov/kantrowitz572


Books

McRae, Donald. Every Second Counts: The Race to Transplant the First Human Heart. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2006.

Weisse, Allen B. Heart to Heart: The Twentieth Century Battle Against Cardiac Disease: An Oral History. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2002.

Jeffrey, Kirk. Machines in Our Hearts: The Cardiac Pacemaker, The Implantable Defibrillator, and American Health Care. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.

Fye, W. Bruce. American Cardiology: The History of a Specialty and Its College. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

Shumaker, H. B. The Evolution of Cardiac Surgery. Bloomington, IL: Indiana University Press, 1992.

Romaine-David, Ada. John Gibbon and his Heart-Lung Machine. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.


Articles

1950s

Kantrowitz, Adrian, and Alan Lerrick. "The Augmentation of Peripheral Arterial Blood Flow by the Use of a Valve." Surgical Forum 5, ([1955]): 151-157.

1960s

Kantrowitz, Adrian, Richard Cohen, Heinz Raillard, John Schmidt, and Daniel S. Feldman. "The Treatment of Complete Heart Block with an Implanted, Controllable Pacemaker." Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics 115, (October 1962): 415-420.

de Villiers, D. Raoul, Isaac Saltiel, Akira Nonoyama, and Adrian Kantrowitz. "Control of Postoperative Adynamic Bowel in Dogs by Electric Stimulation." Transactions - American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 9 (1963): 351-357.

Nose, Yukihiko, Martin Schamaun, and Adrian Kantrowitz. "Experimental Use of an Electronically Controlled Prosthesis as an Auxiliary Left Ventricle." Transactions - American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 9 (1963): 269-274.

Kantrowitz, Adrian. "Implantable Cardiac Pacemakers." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 111, no. 3 (11 June 1964): 1049-1067.

Gradel, Franz, Tetsuzo Akutsu, P. A. Chaptal, and Adrian Kantrowitz. "Successful Hemodynamic Results with a New, U-Shaped Auxiliary Ventricle." Transactions - American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 11 (1965): 277-283.

Kondo, Yoshio, Franz Gradel, and Adrian Kantrowitz. "Heart Homotransplantation in Puppies." Circulation (Supplement) 31 & 32 (April 1965): 181-187.

Akutsu, Tetsuzo, P. A. Chaptal, G. Agrawal, and Adrian Kantrowitz. "Compact Prosthetic Total Heart." Transactions - American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 12 (1966): 288-293.

Kantrowitz, Adrian, Jacques L. Sherman Jr., and Joseph S. Krakauer. "Clinical Experience with Permanent Mechanical Circulatory Assistance." Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 10, no. 2 (September 1967): 134-143.

Kantrowitz, Adrian, Steinar Tjonneland, Joseph S. Krakauer, A. N. Butner, Steven J. Phillips, W. Z. Yahr, M. Shapiro, Paul S. Freed, Dov Jaron, and Jacques L. Sherman Jr. "Clinical Experience with Cardiac Assistance by Means of Intraaortic Phase-Shift Balloon Pumping." Transactions - American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 14 (1968): 344-348.

Kantrowitz, Adrian, Jordan D. Haller, Howard Joos, Marcial M. Cerruti, and Hans E. Carstensen. "Transplantation of the Heart in an Infant and an Adult." The American Journal of Cardiology 22, no. 6 (December 1968): 782-790.

1970s

Carstensen, Hans E., Paul S. Freed, Donald A. Molony, and Adrian Kantrowitz. "External Sphincter Fatigue as an Adjunct to Electrical Detrusor Stimulation." Investigative Urology 7, no. 5 (1970): 387-397.

Kantrowitz, Adrian, Joseph S. Krakauer, Melvyn Rubenfire, Dov Jaron, Paul S. Freed, W. Welkowitz, Philip N. Cascade, Waldemar J. Wajszczuk, Marc Lipsius, M. Ciborski, Steven J. Phillips, and M. T. Hayden. "Initial Clinical Experience with a New Permanent Mechanical Auxiliary Ventricle: The Dynamic Aortic Patch." Transactions - American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 18 (1972): 159-167.

Hamada, Osami, Hisamichi Baba, I. Kiso, Paul S. Freed, M. S. Moskowitz, and Adrian Kantrowitz. "Studies with an Active Prosthetic Myocardium." Transactions - American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 21 (1975): 374-379.

Von Recum, Andreas, Jaroslav P. Stulc, Osami Hamada, Hisamichi Baba, and Adrian Kantrowitz. "Long-Term Stimulation of a Diaphragm Muscle Pouch." Journal of Surgical Research 23 (1977): 422-427.

1980s

Kantrowitz, Adrian, Paul S. Freed, A. A. Clarkowski, I. Hayashi, F. L. Vaughan, J. I. VeShancey, R. H. Gray, R. K. Brabec, and I. A. Bernstein. "Development of a Percutaneous Access Device." Transactions - American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 26 (1980): 444-449.

Vaughan, F. V., Paul S. Freed, H. Yoshizu, I. Hayashi, L. Bernstam, R. H. Gray, R. K. Brabec, Tarik Wasfie, J. Polanski, I. A. Bernstein, and Adrian Kantrowitz. "Advances in Percutaneous Access Device Development." Transactions - American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 28 (1982): 154-158.

Freed, Paul S., Tarik Wasfie, A. Bar-Lev, K. Hagiwara, D. Vemuri, F. L. Vaughan, L. Bernstam, R. H. Gray, I. A. Bernstein, and Adrian Kantrowitz. "Long-Term Percutaneous Access Device." Transactions - American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 31 (1985): 230-234.

Kantrowitz, Adrian, Tarik Wasfie, Paul S. Freed, Melvyn Rubenfire, Waldemar J. Wajszczuk, and M. Anthony Schork. "Intraaortic Balloon Pumping 1967 Through 1982: Analysis of Complications in 733 Patients." The American Journal of Cardiology 57 (15 April 1986): 976-983.

Kantrowitz, Adrian. "Transplants and Implants: The Coming of the LVAD." Artificial Organs 12, no. 4 (1988): 337-340.

2000s

Jeevanadam, Valluvan, David Jayakar, Allen S. Anderson, Suzanne Martin, William Piccione Jr., A. L. Heroux, J. Wynne, Larry W. Stephenson, Jack Hsu, Paul S. Freed, and Adrian Kantrowitz. "Circulatory Assistance With a Permanent Implantable IABP: Initial Human Experience." Circulation (Supplement) 106, no. 13 (24 September 2002): I-183-I-188.