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Author McKellar, Shelley, author.

Title Artificial hearts : the allure and ambivalence of a controversial medical technology / Shelley McKellar.

Publication Info. ©2018
Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2018]


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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 8, 2018).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fighting heart disease with machines and devices -- Multiple approaches to building artificial hearts : technological optimism and political support in the early years -- Dispute and disappointment : heart transplantation and total artificial heart implant cases in the 1960s -- Technology and risk : nuclear-powered artificial hearts and medical device regulation -- Media spotlight : the Utah total artificial heart -- Clinical and commercial rewards : ventricular assist devices -- Securing a place : therapeutic clout and second-generation VADs -- Artificial hearts in the 21st century.
Subject Heart, Artificial -- History.
Heart -- Surgery -- History.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Heart, Artificial. (OCoLC)fst00953756
Heart -- Surgery. (OCoLC)fst00953666
History, 21st Century.
History, 20th Century.
Heart, Artificial -- history.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: McKellar, Shelley. Artificial hearts. Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017 9781421423555 (DLC) 2017008834 (OCoLC)974035491
ISBN 9781421423562 (electronic book)
1421423561 (electronic book)
1421423561 (electronic)
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