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The Adrian Kantrowitz Papers

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[Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz (in lab coat)]. [ca. 1985].
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Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz (age 10) in sailor suit]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [ca. 1928]. jpg (232,187 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz (age 10) in sailor suit]. [ca. 1928].
Metadata Record Mishkin Studio (New York). [Adrian Kantrowitz (age 12) playing the violin]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [ca. 1930]. jpg (269,178 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz (age 12) playing the violin]. [ca. 1930].
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz in Army uniform with medals]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [ca. 1946]. jpg (119,314 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz in Army uniform with medals]. [ca. 1946].
Metadata Record [Kantrowitz, Jean]. [Adrian Kantrowitz with daughter Niki (8 months)]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. September 1951. jpg (68,261 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz with daughter Niki (8 months)]. September 1951.
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz on sailboat]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [ca. 1951]. jpg (53,276 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz on sailboat]. [ca. 1951].
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. [Self-Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz]. Photographic Print. Portrait. 1 Image. August 1955. jpg (58,873 Bytes)
[Self-Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz]. August 1955.
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz with longtime colleague Paul S. Freed, relaxing in Kantrowitz's backyard]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. 12 May 1985. jpg (137,576 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz with longtime colleague Paul S. Freed, relaxing in Kantrowitz's backyard]. 12 May 1985.
Metadata Record [Sinai Hospital of Detroit]. [Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz (in lab coat)]. Photographic Print. Portrait. 1 Image. [ca. 1985]. jpg (249,591 Bytes)
[Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz (in lab coat)]. [ca. 1985].
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz with grandson]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. January 1988. jpg (96,931 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz with grandson]. January 1988.


Access and Assistance: Learning How to Help Hearts, 1948-1955
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz in lab with assistants making a film of the mitral valve in situ]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. June 1951. jpg (300,200 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz in lab with assistants making a film of the mitral valve in situ]. June 1951.
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz in lab with assistants making a film of the mitral valve in situ]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. June 1951. jpg (308,644 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz in lab with assistants making a film of the mitral valve in situ]. June 1951.
Metadata Record [Kantrowitz, Jean]. [Adrian Kantrowitz with daughter Niki (8 months)]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. September 1951. jpg (68,261 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz with daughter Niki (8 months)]. September 1951.
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz on sailboat]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [ca. 1951]. jpg (53,276 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz on sailboat]. [ca. 1951].
Metadata Record [Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz (in light-colored suit)]. Photographic Print. Portrait. 1 Image. July 1953. jpg (255,499 Bytes)
[Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz (in light-colored suit)]. July 1953.
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz with brother Arthur and their father Bernard Abraham]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [ca. 1954]. jpg (59,847 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz with brother Arthur and their father Bernard Abraham]. [ca. 1954].
Metadata Record Kantrowitz, Adrian. [Self-Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz]. Photographic Print. Portrait. 1 Image. August 1955. jpg (58,873 Bytes)
[Self-Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz]. August 1955.


Expanding Technological Possibilities, 1955-1970
Metadata Record [Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz (in suit)]. Photographic Print. Portrait. 1 Image. [ca. Late 1950s]. jpg (71,964 Bytes)
[Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz (in suit)]. [ca. Late 1950s].
Metadata Record Charles B. Meyers Associates. [Architectural floor plan of Maimonides Hospital's Medical Research Building - Fourth Floor]. Diagram. 1 Image. [29 May, 6 June 1959]. jpg (161,425 Bytes)
[Architectural floor plan of Maimonides Hospital's Medical Research Building - Fourth Floor]. [29 May, 6 June 1959].
Metadata Record Charles B. Meyers Associates. [Architectural floor plan of Maimonides Hospital's Medical Research Building - First Floor]. Diagram. 1 Image. [29 May, 16 June 1959]. jpg (163,128 Bytes)
[Architectural floor plan of Maimonides Hospital's Medical Research Building - First Floor]. [29 May, 16 June 1959].
Metadata Record Charles B. Meyers Associates. [Architectural floor plan of Maimonides Hospital's Medical Research Building - Second Floor]. Diagram. 1 Image. [29 May, 16 June 1959]. jpg (164,594 Bytes)
[Architectural floor plan of Maimonides Hospital's Medical Research Building - Second Floor]. [29 May, 16 June 1959].
Metadata Record Charles B. Meyers Associates. Architectural floor plan of Maimonides Hospital's Medical Research Building - Third Floor. Diagram. 1 Image. [29 May, 16 June 1959]. jpg (159,219 Bytes)
Architectural floor plan of Maimonides Hospital's Medical Research Building - Third Floor. [29 May, 16 June 1959].
Metadata Record [Charles B. Meyers Associates]. [Architectural floor plan of Maimonides Hospital's Medical Research Building - Cellar Floor]. Diagram. 1 Image. [29 May, 16 June 1959]. jpg (184,400 Bytes)
[Architectural floor plan of Maimonides Hospital's Medical Research Building - Cellar Floor]. [29 May, 16 June 1959].
Metadata Record [General Electric Company]. [First design of booster-heart electronic control circuits]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [ca. 1959]. jpg (44,144 Bytes)
[First design of booster-heart electronic control circuits]. [ca. 1959].
Metadata Record Kavallines, James, and New York Herald Tribune. [Adrian Kantrowitz in dog lab during development of first LVAD]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [ca. 1960]. jpg (309,542 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz in dog lab during development of first LVAD]. [ca. 1960].
Metadata Record [Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz (in suit)]. Photographic Print. Portrait. 1 Image. [ca. Early 1960s]. jpg (50,603 Bytes)
[Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz (in suit)]. [ca. Early 1960s].
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz with Yuki Nose]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [ca. 1962]. jpg (245,077 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz with Yuki Nose]. [ca. 1962].
Metadata Record Kavallines, James, and New York Herald Tribune. [Adrian Kantrowitz implanting a pacemaker]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [ca. 1963]. jpg (302,928 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz implanting a pacemaker]. [ca. 1963].
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz with research dog Ruff]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [ca. 1963]. jpg (317,424 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz with research dog Ruff]. [ca. 1963].


Replacing Hearts: Left Ventricle Assist Devices and Transplants, 1960-1970
Metadata Record Hernan, Sarmiento C., and United States Information Service (USIS). [Adrian Kantrowitz lecturing in Bogota, Colombia]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [ca. 1960s]. jpg (312,969 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz lecturing in Bogota, Colombia]. [ca. 1960s].
Metadata Record Shain, Mac A. [Adrian Kantrowitz with Christiaan Barnard]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [ca. Late 1960s]. jpg (291,695 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz with Christiaan Barnard]. [ca. Late 1960s].
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz and OR team at Louise Ceraso operation]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. 18 May 1966. jpg (343,796 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz and OR team at Louise Ceraso operation]. 18 May 1966.
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz positioning the mechanical auxiliary ventricle into patient's chest]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. 18 May 1966. jpg (306,566 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz positioning the mechanical auxiliary ventricle into patient's chest]. 18 May 1966.
Metadata Record [Control panel and monitoring unit for Kantrowitz-AVCO mechanical auxiliary ventricle at operation]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. 18 May 1966. jpg (329,593 Bytes)
[Control panel and monitoring unit for Kantrowitz-AVCO mechanical auxiliary ventricle at operation]. 18 May 1966.
Metadata Record Martin, Dennis. [Adrian Kantrowitz, looking up during infant heart transplant]. Slide. 1 Image. 6 December 1967. jpg (266,799 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz, looking up during infant heart transplant]. 6 December 1967.
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Adrian Kantrowitz wearing operating mask]. Slide. 1 Image. [6 December 1967]. jpg (299,370 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz wearing operating mask]. [6 December 1967].
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Baby heart transplant recipient, pre-op, resting in ice basin]. Slide. 1 Image. 6 December 1967. jpg (323,026 Bytes)
[Baby heart transplant recipient, pre-op, resting in ice basin]. 6 December 1967.
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Doctor checking baby in incubator]. Slide. 1 Image. 6 December 1967. jpg (297,841 Bytes)
[Doctor checking baby in incubator]. 6 December 1967.
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Doctor checking on baby]. Slide. 1 Image. 6 December 1967. jpg (191,592 Bytes)
[Doctor checking on baby]. 6 December 1967.
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Doctor holding donor heart]. Slide. 1 Image. 6 December 1967. jpg (282,593 Bytes)
[Doctor holding donor heart]. 6 December 1967.
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Doctors' discussion]. Slide. 1 Image. 6 December 1967. jpg (318,090 Bytes)
[Doctors' discussion]. 6 December 1967.
Metadata Record Friedman, Harold. [Doctors in front of doctor's board, pre-op]. Slide. 1 Image. 6 December 1967. jpg (354,179 Bytes)
[Doctors in front of doctor's board, pre-op]. 6 December 1967.
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Doctors leaning over baby receiving heart transplant]. Slide. 1 Image. 6 December 1967. jpg (115,828 Bytes)
[Doctors leaning over baby receiving heart transplant]. 6 December 1967.
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Doctors masked and ready, outside the operating room]. Slide. 1 Image. [6 December 1967]. jpg (337,076 Bytes)
[Doctors masked and ready, outside the operating room]. [6 December 1967].
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Doctors outside of the operating room]. Slide. 1 Image. [6 December 1967]. jpg (191,856 Bytes)
[Doctors outside of the operating room]. [6 December 1967].
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Dr. Kantrowitz looking at heart transplant recipient]. Slide. 1 Image. [6 December 1967]. jpg (342,189 Bytes)
[Dr. Kantrowitz looking at heart transplant recipient]. [6 December 1967].
Metadata Record Martin, Dennis. [During surgery]. Slide. 1 Image. 6 December 1967. jpg (356,148 Bytes)
[During surgery]. 6 December 1967.
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [During surgery]. Slide. 1 Image. [6 December 1967]. jpg (223,226 Bytes)
[During surgery]. [6 December 1967].
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Metal basin with donor heart]. Slide. 1 Image. [6 December 1967]. jpg (106,982 Bytes)
[Metal basin with donor heart]. [6 December 1967].
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Observers in the operating room during surgery]. Slide. 1 Image. [6 December 1967]. jpg (246,865 Bytes)
[Observers in the operating room during surgery]. [6 December 1967].
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Open chest during transplantation surgery]. Slide. 1 Image. 6 December 1967. jpg (394,165 Bytes)
[Open chest during transplantation surgery]. 6 December 1967.
Metadata Record Martin, Dennis. [Surgeons working over baby]. Slide. 1 Image. [6 December 1967]. jpg (76,786 Bytes)
[Surgeons working over baby]. [6 December 1967].
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Tired surgeons outside the operating room]. Slide. 1 Image. [6 December 1967]. jpg (181,636 Bytes)
[Tired surgeons outside the operating room]. [6 December 1967].
Metadata Record [Friedman, Harold], and [Dennis Martin]. [Working with the donor heart over basin]. Slide. 1 Image. [6 December 1967]. jpg (272,164 Bytes)
[Working with the donor heart over basin]. [6 December 1967].
Metadata Record [C. Walton Lillehei, Christiaan Barnard, Adrian Kantrowitz, and Yasunori Koga with the dog Eterna]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [January 1968]. jpg (68,655 Bytes)
[C. Walton Lillehei, Christiaan Barnard, Adrian Kantrowitz, and Yasunori Koga with the dog Eterna]. [January 1968].
Metadata Record [Sinai Hospital of Detroit]. [Implantation of the first permanent partial mechanical heart]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. 1971. jpg (353,907 Bytes)
[Implantation of the first permanent partial mechanical heart]. 1971.


Further Innovations in Diastolic Augmentation, 1968-2008
Metadata Record [Sinai Hospital of Detroit]. [Adrian Kantrowitz at a press conference following Haskell Shanks discharge from the Sinai Hospital of Detroit]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. 18 September 1971. jpg (29,328 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz at a press conference following Haskell Shanks discharge from the Sinai Hospital of Detroit]. 18 September 1971.
Metadata Record Sinai Hospital of Detroit. [Haskell Shanks waving as he is discharged from Sinai Hospital of Detroit]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. 18 September 1971. jpg (152,113 Bytes)
[Haskell Shanks waving as he is discharged from Sinai Hospital of Detroit]. 18 September 1971.
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz with Yuki Nose and Kazuhiko Atsumi at the April 1979 American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) Conference]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. April 1979. jpg (94,363 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz with Yuki Nose and Kazuhiko Atsumi at the April 1979 American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) Conference]. April 1979.
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz with longtime colleague Paul S. Freed, relaxing in Kantrowitz's backyard]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. 12 May 1985. jpg (137,576 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz with longtime colleague Paul S. Freed, relaxing in Kantrowitz's backyard]. 12 May 1985.
Metadata Record [Sinai Hospital of Detroit]. [Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz (in lab coat)]. Photographic Print. Portrait. 1 Image. [ca. 1985]. jpg (249,591 Bytes)
[Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz (in lab coat)]. [ca. 1985].
Metadata Record [Sinai Hospital of Detroit]. [Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz (sitting)]. Photographic Print. Portrait. 1 Image. [ca. 1985]. jpg (292,180 Bytes)
[Portrait of Adrian Kantrowitz (sitting)]. [ca. 1985].
Metadata Record [Jean and Adrian Kantrowitz with Minoru and Madam Toyoda]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [5 March 1986]. jpg (160,519 Bytes)
[Jean and Adrian Kantrowitz with Minoru and Madam Toyoda]. [5 March 1986].
Metadata Record Peplin Photographic, and Larry Allen Peplin. [Adrian Kantrowitz and colleagues with new LVAD model]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [1986]. jpg (155,202 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz and colleagues with new LVAD model]. [1986].
Metadata Record [Kantrowitz with LVAD research group discussing 3rd LVAD model]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [1986]. jpg (166,567 Bytes)
[Kantrowitz with LVAD research group discussing 3rd LVAD model]. [1986].
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz with grandson]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. January 1988. jpg (96,931 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz with grandson]. January 1988.
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz with Japanese colleagues]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [20 April 1992]. jpg (179,621 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz with Japanese colleagues]. [20 April 1992].
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz and his wife Jean with former research fellows from Japan]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. 1992. jpg (105,392 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz and his wife Jean with former research fellows from Japan]. 1992.
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz holding the 1993 Barney Clark Award at the April 1993 American Society for Artificial Organs (ASAIO) Meeting in New Orleans]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. April 1993. jpg (185,080 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz holding the 1993 Barney Clark Award at the April 1993 American Society for Artificial Organs (ASAIO) Meeting in New Orleans]. April 1993.
Metadata Record [Willem Kolff and Adrian Kantrowitz at the July 1993 International Society for Artificial Organs (ISAO)/European Society for Artificial Organs (ESAO) Meeing in Amsterdam, Holland]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. [4-8 July 1993]. jpg (152,026 Bytes)
[Willem Kolff and Adrian Kantrowitz at the July 1993 International Society for Artificial Organs (ISAO)/European Society for Artificial Organs (ESAO) Meeing in Amsterdam, Holland]. [4-8 July 1993].
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz at the May 1996 American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) Meeting in Washington, DC]. Photographic Print. Portrait. 1 Image. [2-4 May 1996]. jpg (141,304 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz at the May 1996 American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) Meeting in Washington, DC]. [2-4 May 1996].
Metadata Record [Adrian Kantrowitz and other attendees at the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) President's Reception]. Photographic Print. 1 Image. 8 June 2001. jpg (244,524 Bytes)
[Adrian Kantrowitz and other attendees at the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) President's Reception]. 8 June 2001.