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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Tue, July 9 2019 2:47 PM UTC +00:00.

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3D Printed Heart - Medtronic
3D Printed Heart - Medtronic

Conquering Heart Disease: History of Cardiovascular Care

The International Museum of Surgical Science pleased to announce the development of a new exhibit on cardiovascular surgery and health. This important exhibit will highlight the most current medical innovations in the field. Over the next several years, over 150,000 people will visit this exhibit to supplement their understanding of healthcare treatments related to the heart. 

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Grays Anatomy - The Heart
Grays Anatomy - The Heart

Cardiovascular surgery began in the 1950’s and has evolved to encompass vascular & cardiac treatment of patients of all ages, improving quality and extending length of life to millions of patients throughout the world. Physiological research, development of new techniques, and technological advancements have facilitated  progress in this specialty.
 

This exhibit will review the evolution of the field of cardiovascular surgery & the state-of-the-art technology in the 21st century. Topics will include development of the heart lung machine, coronary bypass and heart valve surgery, cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators, stroke prevention surgery, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, artificial heart and transplant surgery. In addition to surgery, the exhibition will educate its visitors on heart health and the importance of caring for our most vital organ.
 

Open Heart Surgery
Open Heart Surgery

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally, and affects tens of millions of people every year. If this medical cause is important to you, we invite you to contribute to this educational exhibition in the name or memory of loved ones and friends. 

Heart Valves
Heart Valves

Make a contribution today and receive special benefits related to this forthcoming exhibition


About the Committee: The IMSS has formed a special committee of scientific advisers to contribute to this exhibition. Committee members:

Annabelle S. Volgman MD FACC FAHA, Rush University Medical Center

Marshall Goldin, MD, Rush University Medical Center Emeritus

Peter A. Santucci, M.D., FACC, FHRS, FAHA, Loyola University Medical Center

Valluvan Jeevanandam, MD, UChicago Medicine

Peter Stecy, MD, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center


About the Museum: The International Museum of Surgical Science, a division of the International College of Surgeons (ICS), maintains over 10,000 square feet of public galleries committed to the history of surgery, and an exquisite permanent collection of art and artifacts from the history of Medicine. The Museum supports its Mission through medically themed exhibitions and programs, in addition to a strong contemporary art exhibition program.

The Mission of the Museum is to enrich people’s lives by enhancing their appreciation and understanding of the history, development, and advances in surgery and related subjects in health and medicine.

In support of this, we are committed to:

  • Portraying, through exhibits and other appropriate media, the art and science of surgery and related subjects
  • Providing programs and services for the education and enjoyment of the public, students and the medical profession
  • Preserving our collection for the education, inspiration, and aesthetic enrichment of future generations
  • Gaining recognition as a leader among medical and health museums worldwide

Learn more about the Museum and our current exhibits at www.imss.org

Risks and challenges

The International Museum of Surgical Science is committed to fully supporting this exhibition of cardiovascular surgery and care. If funding is not met by the deadline, an extended timeline will be implemented with a later opening date. The opening date goal of this exhibition is early 2020.

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