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pump-operated penile prosthetic

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Collection
Dr. A. Morales Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004001017 a-f
Description
A small pump with three thin hoses coming from it; one hose goes to a spherical air bag and the other two go to two prosthetics; operating the pump transfers air from the air bag to the prosthetics.
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Accession Number
004001017 a-f
Collection
Dr. A. Morales Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Impotence -- therapy
Penile Prosthesis
Description
A small pump with three thin hoses coming from it; one hose goes to a spherical air bag and the other two go to two prosthetics; operating the pump transfers air from the air bag to the prosthetics.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - prosthetic - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
b - prosthetic - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
c - pump - Size: Length 3.3 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
d - air bag - Size: Diam. 5.0 cm
e - hose - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
f - hose - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
g - hose - Size: Length 23.0 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. A. Morales, KGH Urology Dept.
Maker
American Medical Systems, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Minnetonka
Site Made (State)
Minnesota
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
rubber: beige; clear
plastic
Inscriptions
A small plastic tag reads, "Sample Device // 1172" on one side and "American Medical // Systems, Inc. // 1101 Bren Road East // Minnetonka, Minn. // U.S.A. 55343"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-6
Condition Remarks
Shaft of one implant malformed by signs of persistent bending; some discolouration of pump apparatus.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Morales's notes; CD #1.
Research Facts
This device is a penile prosthetic inflated by hand; pump was external and strapped to leg of patient.
Images
Less detail