Dr. Kolff and Dr. Nosé in the ISAO Vanik Library (1977)
This library was named in honor of Cleveland’s 22nd District Congressman, Charles A. Vanik, who had made significant legislative contributions to the United States’ renal disease program. Dr. Kolff and Dr. Nosé are pictured in the ISAO Vanik Library. The library is named in honor of Cleveland’s Twenty-Second District Congressman, Charles A. Vanik, who has made significant legislative contributions to the United States renal disease program.
The White Mansion (1980)
Headquarters of the Society and editorial office of “Artificial Organs” and location of the Center and its Museum.
Transplantation and Implantation Gallery, International Center (1981)
View of the Transplantation and Implantation Gallery from the lobby of the International Center. The main theme of the Center concerning Artificial Organs is presented in the center of the lobby at the entrance to the gallery.
Awards recipients (1981)
The 1981 recipients of the Awards at the preview and dinner surround the portrait of Mr. Spahr. Awardees include Dr. Willam Murphy, recipient of the Distinguished Fellow Award, Dr. Adrian Kantrowitz, recipient of the Cleveland Award, Mr. Risaburo Aoki and Dr. Werner Bandel, recipients of the Distiguished Fellow Award.
Members of the Cleveland Board of Trustees and Steering Committee (1982)
Members of the Cleveland Board of Trustees and Steering Committee honored at the reception dinner for their efforts in establishing the ICAOT. Left to right: Paul S. Malchesky, Dr. H. Klinkmann (Master of Ceremonies), Helen E. Kambic, Robert G. Cheshire, Dr. Y. Nosé, James E. Burnett, Dr. P. Katona, Charles E. Spahr, Dr. Robert A. Lang, Lowell F. Bernard, Lewis I Schwartz,. Special gifts of appreciation were given to Ms. Mary Ann Edsall, Plasmapheresis Coordinator, Mr. R. Sallade, Design Consultant for the ICAOT Museum, Ms. Helen E. Kambic, Director of Museum Exhibits.
Plasmapheresis Exhibit (1982)
The entrance to the Plasmapheresis Exhibit highlights the concepts if blood purification and bloodletting through the centuries. Exaamples of early blood transfusion sets, cupping devices, bloodletting bowls, and scarificators are shown. Of special interest was the panel concerning folk medicine and quackery. On display are an early “penny arcade electric machine”, a magneto-galvanic medallion, advertisements for folk medicines, and various electrical health restorers.
Automated Hemapheresis exhibit (1982)
Automated Hemapheresis attracted many visitors. Exhibited were major centrifugal equipment currently available including the Fenwal CS-3000 Blood Cell Separator, the Haemonetics V=50 Intermittent Flow Centrifuge, and the Parker-Hannefin Cryomax, a continuous flow membrane device.
Students viewing an artificial heart model (1983)
Students in front of an artificial heart model. The rhythmical compression of the fluid filled plastic bag (representing a heart chamber) demonstrates unidirectional blood circulation through the two heart valves.
Mrs. Helen E. Kambic (1983)
Mrs. Helen E. Kambic, Center Director of Museum Exhibits, with the exhibit on plasmapheresis she created for the symposium that was installed in the Center’s galleries.
Artificial hearts on display (1983)
Historical artificial hearts at the Center’s exhibit at the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs annual meeting, April 27-30, 1983.
ICAOT exhibit (1984)
From left to right: Terry Makowski, ICAOT exhibit hostess, and Mayumi Imai, Mr. Aoki’s personal secretary, meet at the exhibit reception desk with Mr. Yoshio Aoki, President of Senko Medical Instruments Manufacturing Co., Ltd., and Dr. Takehiko Kudo, Director of Hoyo Hospital in Japan.
Entrance to ICAOT exhibition gallery (1984)
ICAOT exhibit viewers (1984)
Visitors to the exhibit view panels describing the development of the artificial heart from the International Center and panels and historical artifacts provided by the Senko Medical Instrument Manufacturing Company.
Eric K. Olsen, Ph.D. (1984)
Eric K. Olsen, Ph.D., Director of Education at the Center, adds a biolized pusher-plate heart to the new exhibit of artificial hearts at the ICAOT museum.
Viewing plasmapheresis exhibit (1984)
Meeting participants view the Center’s state-of-the-art exhibit on plasmapheresis at the Third International Symposium, held in Cleveland, Ohio.
ASAIO Annual Meeting (1984)
The Center’s informational exhibit at the ASAIO Annual Meeting also describes the activities of ISAO, the Center’s parent organization.
Adam Wesolow and Philip Sawyer (1985)
Adam Wesolow (left) and Philip Sawyer (right) pose before exhibit panels describing their contributions to the field of vascular replacement.
ICAOT exhibit (1985)
Along with its presentation of the vascular grafts exhibit, ICAOT took the opportunity to inform meeting registrants of its other activities.
Pei Sung, Ph.D. and symposium participants (1985)
Pei Sung, Ph.D. (center), FDA representative and co-chair- person of the symposium, meets with other participants during a brief afternoon break between presentations.
ASAIO meeting (1985)
ICAOT’s vascular grafts exhibit attracts visitors at the ASAIO meeting in Atlanta.
Guests touring the ICAOT (1985)
Japanese visitors and guests of Dr. Kudo touring the International Center.
P. McBride (1986)
Mr. Patrick McBride describing some of the early blood access devices used with the artificial kidney. The historical dialysis collection constitutes a major part of the artificial organ division of Travenol Laboratories Museum.
NHLBI artificial heart exhibit (1986)
The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) exhibit entitled the “U.S. Artificial Heart Program: Past. Present and Future.”
Electrohydraulic heart model (1986)
One of the working displays from the University of Utah demonstrating the electrohydraulic heart in a mock loop circulatory system.
Berlin artificial heart research exhibit (1986)
The total artificial heart research exhibit from Berlin traced the history of their pump development programs from its inception in 1961 to the present day.
Dr. Vasku’s artificial heart display (1986)
The poster and display brought by Dr. Vasku and his group depicts the fabrication steps and assembly of the artificial heart pumps prepared at the Czechoslovak Research Center at Purkinje University, Brno, Czechoslovakia.
Japanese artificial heart exhibit (1986)
The exhibits representing the artificial heart programs in Japan.
ICAOT Historical Exhibit Booth (1986)
Eric Olsen, Helen Kambic, and Dorothy Clewell stand in front of the ICAOT’s Historical Exhibit Booth. Alongside are Ako Funakoshi and Mieko Barnes in traditional Japanese dress, distributing ties and scarves to all the meeting participants.
Award recipients (1986)
The Distinguished Fellow’s Award and Cleveland Award were presented by Drs. Kolff and Kantrowitz. Left to right: Accepting the award for Mr. Graham and Baxter Travenol is Mr. W. Gantz; Dr. Kolff; Dr. Watschinger, well-known developer of the disposable artificial kidney, known as the Kolff-Watchinger kidney, Mr. K. Kataoka, Dr. Nose’, and Dr. Funck-Brentano.
Dr. N. Alwall and wife (1986)
Dr. N. Alwall and his wife visiting the ICAOT in October
Gift for the museum (1986)
Drs. Bruno Walschinger and W. Kolff present their first prototype “fruit can” coil dialyzer to Dr. Nosé for permanent exhibit at the ICAOT museum.
Cardiopulmonary bypass device (1986)
This cardiopulmonary bypass device donated to the ICAOT was used for the first successful open heart surgery at Children’s Hospital in Columbus in 1957.
Dr. Kolff (1986)
Dr. Kolff sits beside his bronze profile on a recent visit to the ICAOT in February. The bronze plaque was a gift from the Japanese Organizing Committee of the first ISAO meeting in 1978 to commemorate Dr. Kolff as first President of the ISAO.
Dr. Kolff inspects hand actuator (1986)
Dr. Kolff inspects the hand actuator for demonstration of the Jarvik 7 blood pump. The complete mock loop apparatus used for demonstrations helps students visualize blood flow, diaphragm, and valve movements associated with the total artificial blood pump design and function.
Cleveland Teacher Internship Program (1986)
Members of the Cleveland Teacher Internship Program toured the ICAOT facilities in July and attended a series of special lectures on artificial organs presented by the ICAOT staff.
ICAOT visitors (1987)
Left to right: Dr. Adrian Kantrowitz, Charles E. Spahr, and Dr. V. Shumakov visiting the ICAOT.
Drs. Nosé, Shumakov and Tunik-Osniansky (1987)
Dr. Nosé accompanies Drs. Shumakov and Tunik-Osniansky while touring the facilities and exhibits at the ICAOT as part of the US-USSR Joint Artificial Heart Program.
Dr. Jiro Wada, M.D., Ph.D. (1987)
Dr. Jiro Wada, M.D., Ph.D., distinguished cardiac surgeon and pioneer in artificial organs, visited the ICAOT in March.
Dr. Andrian Kantrowitz and Dr. Horst Klinkmann (1987)
Dr. Andrian Kantrowitz (right) presenting the Cleveland Award to Dr. Horst Klinkmann (left).
Dr. K. P. Schmitz and Professor K. Emmrich (1988)
Dr. K. P. Schmitz and Professor K. Emmrich from the University of Rostock tour the facilities of the ICAOT.
Visitors from the Chinese delegation (1988)
Industrial visitors from the Chinese delegation pose for a photograph. J. Kramer was their escort.
Japanese visitors (1988)
Left to right: lzumi Hasegawa, Yukihiko Nosé Motokazu Hori, Joanne Elser, Ingrid Verslycken, Mrs. M. Matsushita, and unknown.
Drs. Eric Olsen and Pierre Galletti (1988)
Dr. Eric Olsen (left) and Dr. Pierre Galletti (right).
30 years of Open Heart Surgery Exhibit (1988)
One of the Historical panels prepared on the occasion of the 30 years of Open Heart Surgery at St. Lukes Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio
Drs. Tseytina, Sevastyanov, and Matveev (1989)
From left to right, Dr. Elena Tseytina, Dr. Sevastyanov, and Dr. Matveev.
Y. Hiyoshi (1990)
Y. Hiyoshi of Toray Medical Co.
Technobiotics exhibit (1992)
Artifacts on display at the “Technobiotics” exhibit Antwerp, Belgium.
Technobiotics exhibit (1992)
Artifacts on display at the “Technobiotics” exhibit Antwerp, Belgium.
The artificial heart display, Okayama, Japan (1992)
67th Annual Meeting of the Medical Instrument Society (1992)
Visitors perusing some of the exhibits at the 67th Annual Meeting of the Medical Instrument Society and the Okayama Medical Fair, Okayama, Japan.
Drs. Kantrowitz and Fini (1993)
Dr. Adrian Kantrowitz (left) presenting the Distinguished Fellows Award to Massimo Fini (right), accepting for Dr. Ennio Denti
Drs. Kantrowitz and Wildevuur (1993)
Dr. Adrian Kantrowitz (right) presenting the Cleveland Award to Dr. Charles Wildevuur (left)
Drs. Wildevuur, Kantrowitz and Fini (1993)
Dr. Wildevuur, Cleveland Award Recipient (left), Dr. Kantrowitz (center), and Mr. Fini (right).