Moore type hip prosthesis, which consists of a spherical cobalt chromium alloy femoral head that has an attached long triangular stem with two fenestrations at its wide end and a round hole through the metal at the upper corner of the triangle; the shaft of the stem has a groove in the centre on bo…
Moore type hip prosthesis, which consists of a spherical cobalt chromium alloy femoral head that has an attached long triangular stem with two fenestrations at its wide end and a round hole through the metal at the upper corner of the triangle; the shaft of the stem has a groove in the centre on both sides; the top ¾ of the sphere is reflective, while the other surfaces are dull in appearance.
With MHC Education Program “Spare Parts” stored in Rm 2017
Length 20.1 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 4.1 cm
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 98 (similar to item marked) (see attached photocopy); Dr. Charles Sorbie; CD #4.
This type of prosthesis was cast in two parts and has a hollow head; the fenestrations in the stem were to allow for bone growth around the prosthesis; the hole at the top was for a hook for removal; this type of prosthesis did not work too well.
"Joint Ventures," Museum of Health Care, Nov. 19, 2001-Jan. 2013
Hardcover medical reference book for medical diagnosis with tan leather cover; 1105 pages with an additional 16 pages of book lists.
Number Of Parts
a - front cover
b - first section
c - body
d - back cover
Deaccessioned reference library books.
ink: black, gold
Printed on frontispiece: "A // PRACTICAL TREATISE // ON // MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS // FOR STUDENTS AND PHYSICIANS // BY // JOHN H. MUSSER, M.D. // FOURTH EDITION, REVISED AND ENLARGED // ILLUSTRATED WITH 250 WOODCUTS AND 49 COLORED POLATES // LEA BROTHERS & CO. // PHILADELPHIA ADN NEW YORK"; printed on spine: "MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS // MUSSER"
Storage Room 2005
Unit Of Measure
Book covers and small section are separated; leather shows wear