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Moore type hip prosthesis

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Deloro Stellite Inc. Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001001001
Description
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…
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Accession Number
001001001
Collection
Deloro Stellite Inc. Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
Description
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.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Manufactured and owned by Deloro Stellite Inc.
Maker
Deloro Stellite Inc.
Site Made (City)
Belleville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-4
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Spare Parts” stored in Rm 2017
Dimension Notes
Length 20.1 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 4.1 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"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.
Research Facts
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.
Exhibit History
"Joint Ventures," Museum of Health Care, Nov. 19, 2001-Jan. 2013
Images
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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
David St. Onge Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Home Health Care
Accession Number
006025001 a-b
Description
Pair of wooden crutches (a, b) ; one piece of wood, split in two above rubber shoe to support the handle and the head; head padded and wrapped in fabric tape; non-adjustable handle; non-adjustable height.
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Accession Number
006025001 a-b
Collection
David St. Onge Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Crutches
Description
Pair of wooden crutches (a, b) ; one piece of wood, split in two above rubber shoe to support the handle and the head; head padded and wrapped in fabric tape; non-adjustable handle; non-adjustable height.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - crutch - Size: Length 133.6 cm x Width 20.9 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
b - crutch - Size: Length 134.0 cm x Width 21.9 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
Provenance
Found in a second floor wall of 32 Grange St. Portsmouth village during renovations; house is circa 1920s; original owner/occupants were Jack and Sadie Gregory.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Date based on markings found on object
Material
wood: brown
fabric: brown
rubber : black
metal : brown
Inscriptions
"D.R. CO. // "VIMY" // MADE IN CANADA"on both (a) and (b).
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A3
Condition Remarks
Structure intact; some staining; varnish beginning to blister; rubber beginning to crack; small amount of corrosion on metal bolts; paint droplets near bottom. a - Some kind of black drip on the head fabric wrapping; some adhesive residue.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physician's Supply and Hospital Furnishings," 6th ed., A.S. Aloe Co., St. Louis, 189-, p. 935 (similar to item #10952); "Blakiston's Illustrated Pocket Medical Dictionary, " McGraw-Hill, New York, 1952, p. 178; CD #2.
Research Facts
The crutches are called auxiliary crutches or under arm crutches; designed to fit under the patients armpit; used mostly for temporary injuries in north america; because the crutches are marked with VIMY it is theorized that this term was used as a promotional patriotic tool commemorating the battle at Vimy Ridge in 1917.
Images
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