ICAOT: International Center for Artificial Organs and Transplants
10 West Erie Street, Painesville, OH 44077
The ICAOT and ICMT operate and maintain an information and education center for education of the professional and lay public in the historical development, current state of the art, and future development of artificial organs and organ transplantation during the last twenty years.
The ICAOT collection focuses on cardiovascular prostheses, oxygenators, artificial kidneys, among other related artifacts in the history of artificial organ developments.
Artifacts have been grouped under the following subheadings: Artificial Blood, Blood Pressure Determination, Blood Pump, Finger, Blood Pumps, Piston, Blood Pumps, Roller, Blood Transfusion, Bloodletting, Heart, Artificial (Total Heart), Heart, Artificial Assist Devices, Heart Valve Prosthesis, Hemofiltration, Hemoperfusion, Implants, Plastic, etc., Kidney, Artificial (Hemodialysis), Organs Preservation, Oxygenators, Capillary, Oxygenators, Centrifugal, Oxygenators, Bubble, Oxygenators, Rotary Disc, Oxygenators, Membrane, Oxygenators, Spiral, Oxygenators, Hollow Fiber, Plasmapheresis, Miscellaneous, Video Tapes