Berlin Heart News Photographs

Video b-roll from the Berlin Heart implantation surgery is available through All Children’s Media Relations at (727) 767-8592.


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Alyssa recovers in All Children's Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. The Berlin Heart is visible sitting atop her belly.

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In the operating room, the Berlin Heart is ready to take over pumping action for Alyssa's heart.


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Alyssa being wheeled into All Children's Operating Room for implantation of the Berlin Heart on Feb. 12, 2007.


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The ventricular "pump" mechanism of the Berlin Heart prior to implantation.


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A full surgical team including Drs. Jim Quintessenza and Jeff Jacobs, work to implant the Berlin Heart.


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Special medical silicone cannula being sewn into the heart.


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Preparing to connect the Berlin Heart "pump" to cannulas (tubing) attached to patient's heart.

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