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French pattern osteotome

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034611
Description
French pattern osteotome consists of a one-piece, solid, heavy bar-like instrument with a flat top, bevelled neck and octagonal-shaped arm; the end is bevelled with a slightly gouged area with a rounded tip.
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Accession Number
997034611
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Osteotomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting tool -- tome -- osteotome
Description
French pattern osteotome consists of a one-piece, solid, heavy bar-like instrument with a flat top, bevelled neck and octagonal-shaped arm; the end is bevelled with a slightly gouged area with a rounded tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Thackray
Site Made (City)
Leeds
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Date Remarks
Supplier's Catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"THACKRAY // TUNGSTEN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-7
Dimension Notes
Length 31.0 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries" by Chas. F. Thackray, 1970, p. B472 (model # B2536) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
This is used for retracting large muscles and bones during orthopaedic procedures.
Images
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