Skip header and navigation

1 records – page 1 of 1.

Dates
1993
circa 1993
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
004029016 a-c
Description
An x-ray overlay consisting of two clear plastic sheets (a,b) with different sized acetabular cups and measurements printed on them; the two sheets are held together with a metal ring (c).
Accession Number
004029016 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
X-Ray Film
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
An x-ray overlay consisting of two clear plastic sheets (a,b) with different sized acetabular cups and measurements printed on them; the two sheets are held together with a metal ring (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - top sheet - Size: Length 37.9 cm x Width 24.6 cm
b - top sheet - Size: Length 37.9 cm x Width 24.6 cm
c - ring - Size: Depth 0.3 cm x Diam. 3.8 cm
Provenance
Used for preparing for hip replacement surgery at KGH.
Maker
Depuy
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1993
circa 1993
Date Remarks
Appears in a 1993 Depuy catalogue.
Material
plastic: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"FOCUS TOTAL HIP SYSTEM // ACETABULAR CUPS" printed on the top of each sheet; "DePuy" printed on the bottom right corner of each sheet.
Permanent Location
(a,b) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #4
Storage Room 2005
C-1-3
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"DePuy Product Portfolio, Reconstructive Products," Warsaw, Indiana, 1993, p. 57 (see attached photocopy)
Research Facts
It is meant to be laid over an x-ray of a patient's hip to determine the size cup to use.
Less detail