Zverina Lecture 11am, Saturday, October 23rd!

Made in Cleveland:The Kay-Cross oxygenator and the history of heart-lung machines

Kay-Cross Oxygenator, detail, c. 1955

Join historian and curator Amanda L. Mahoney, PhD, RN to learn more about the Kay-Cross Oxygenator, the history of heart-lung machines, and the important role Cleveland played in the history of cardiac surgery during the mid-20th century. This free event will be held in the Ford Auditorium, Allen Memorial Medical Library, 11000 Euclid Avenue.

The Dittrick Museum’s Kay-Cross Oxygenator will be on exhibit along with other heart-lung machine technologies in our newly-reopened museum gallery! More details are available on our events page. Hope to see you there!

Register for this free event here!