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acetabular component (cup)

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Dates
1990
circa 1990
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001003007
Description
Acetabular component, which consists of a concave metal cup with and open top and seven round holes through the metal; the outside edges of the cup are slightly rough; the inside edges are smooth; the top upper edge is smooth and there is a groove line in the circumference of the inner metal just b…
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Accession Number
001003007
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
Description
Acetabular component, which consists of a concave metal cup with and open top and seven round holes through the metal; the outside edges of the cup are slightly rough; the inside edges are smooth; the top upper edge is smooth and there is a groove line in the circumference of the inner metal just below the top upper edge; materials: titanium, aluminum, vanadium alloy.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Research material used at the Human Mobility Research Centre.
Dates
1990
circa 1990
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-5
Dimension Notes
Depth 2.4 cm x Diam. 5.8 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Sorbie; "Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica International, 1992, p. A50 (see attached photocopy); CD #4
Research Facts
This titanium alloy was originally developed for the aircraft industry; the cup would have been used with a polyethylene insert; the holes were used to screw into the acetabulum when there was a concern about its stability; the hole at the bottom of the cup was used to make sure that the component had been hammered right against the bone; the rough exterior finish was for a better grip.
Exhibit History
"Joint Ventures," Museum of Health Care, Nov. 19, 2001-Jan. 2013
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BiPolar component

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5051
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001003032
Description
BiPolar component, which consists of a concave cobalt chromium alloy cup with a wide, round open top; the outer edges are smooth and rounded; the inside of the cup has a concave polyethylene liner that fits tightly against the metal piece; the inside of the polyethylene liner has smooth sides and a…
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Accession Number
001003032
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
Description
BiPolar component, which consists of a concave cobalt chromium alloy cup with a wide, round open top; the outer edges are smooth and rounded; the inside of the cup has a concave polyethylene liner that fits tightly against the metal piece; the inside of the polyethylene liner has smooth sides and a round, open top; the upper edges are fairly thin and flat.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Research material used at the Human Mobility Research Centre.
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Material
metal: silver
polyethylene: off-white
Inscriptions
The outside edge of the cup has "FRANCOBAL S A0 [with a slash through it] 60 NM" etched into the metal near the top.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-5
Dimension Notes
Depth 4.1 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear, but no corrosion is visible; the polyethylene shows minor wear only; no staining is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Sorbie; "1992 Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica Inc., Orthopedics Division, 1992, pp. A-35 (see attached photocopy); CD #3
Research Facts
Thisis an early BiPolar hip replacement; it was used against a steel femoral head--most likely with a Moore type hip prosthesis; also known as an interpositional cup.
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BiPolar component with P.C.A. femoral head component

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5027
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001003008 a-b
Description
BiPolar vitallium component with P.C.A. femoral head; the BiPolar component (a) consists of a concave metal cup with an open top; the outside eges are smooth and rounded; the inside of the cup has a concave polyethylene liner; the liner fits tightly against the BiPolar component; the inside of the …
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Accession Number
001003008 a-b
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
Description
BiPolar vitallium component with P.C.A. femoral head; the BiPolar component (a) consists of a concave metal cup with an open top; the outside eges are smooth and rounded; the inside of the cup has a concave polyethylene liner; the liner fits tightly against the BiPolar component; the inside of the liner has thick sides and a concave opening with an open top and smooth edges; a P.C.A. femoral head (b) fits tightly into the liner; the femoral head consists of a single spherical piece of metal with a round, hollow centre and a flattened base; the base has an open centre.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - BiPolar component - Size: Depth 3.9 cm x Diam. 5.1 cm
b - P.C.A. femoral head - Size: Depth 2.7 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
Provenance
Research material used at the Human Mobility Research Centre.
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Material
metal: silver
polyethylene: off-white
Inscriptions
(a) None; (b) the base of the femoral head has, "VITALLIUM 6284 - 0 - 232 32 MM + 5 MM JNEDU" etched into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-5
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible; the polyethylene shows minor wear only.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Sorbie; "Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica International, 1992, pp. A3 and A35 (see attached photocopies); CD #4
Research Facts
The BiPolar component is still used to treat broken hips; the P.C.A. (porus coated anatomic) system is modular and has detachable femoral head components.
Exhibit History
"Joint Ventures," Museum of Health Care, Nov. 19, 2001-Jan. 2013
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bone profile templates

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Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001003015 a-n
Description
A set of 14 bone profile templates held together with a piece of plastic-coated wire (not numbered); the templates are made of a thin plastic backing with an attached paper front; all templates are rectangular in shape with straight top and sides and a curvy bottom, which represents the measurement…
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Accession Number
001003015 a-n
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Elbow Prosthesis -- instrumentation
Description
A set of 14 bone profile templates held together with a piece of plastic-coated wire (not numbered); the templates are made of a thin plastic backing with an attached paper front; all templates are rectangular in shape with straight top and sides and a curvy bottom, which represents the measurements of human elbow bone.
Number Of Parts
14
Part Names
a - 130 angle template - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
b - 110 angle template - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
c - 90 angle template - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
d - 80 angle template - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
e - 60 angle template - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
f - 40 angle template - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
g - 20 angle template - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
h - 0 angle template - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
i - -10 angle template - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
j - -30 angle template - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
k - -50 angle template - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
l - -70 angle template - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
m - -90 angle template - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
n - -100 angle template - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Research material used at the Human Mobility Research Centre.
Maker
Gerald Saunders
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Material
plastic: off-white; black
paper: off-white
wire: dark grey
Inscriptions
(a) The front of the template has, "L // 130" written on it; (b) the front of the template has, "L // 110" written on it; (c) the front of the template has, "L // 90" written on it; (d) the front of the template has, "L // 80" written on it; (e) The front of the template has, "L // 60" written on it; (f) the front of the template has, "L // 40" written on it; (g) the front of the template has, "L // 20" written on it; (h) the front of the template has, "L // 0" written on it; (i) the front of the template has, "L // -10" written on it; (j) the front of the template has, "L // -30" written on it; (k) the front of the template has, "L // -50" written on it; (l) the front of the template has, "L // -70" written on it; (m) the front of the template has, "L // -90" written on it; (n) the front of the template has, "L // -100" written on it.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-7
Condition Remarks
The paper on the templates is complete and fully legible, but it shows minor staining; the plastic backing is complete and undamaged.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Sorbie; Gerald Saunders; CD #3
Research Facts
These cards reproduce the profile of human elbow bone; researchers measured real cadaveric elbow bones and recorded the measurements on these templates in order to develop an elbow replacement; the templates served as a tool for checking the design of the replacement; the profile of the bones of real elbows were taken at many different angles and recorded in these templates; each template is labelled with the angle of the reading.
Exhibit History
"Joint Ventures," Museum of Health Care, Nov. 19, 2001-Jan. 2013
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certificate of military service

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12469
Dates
1944
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
995008001
Description
Framed paper certificate of military service for S. M. Polson for Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps during WWII.
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Accession Number
995008001
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Framed paper certificate of military service for S. M. Polson for Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps during WWII.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Colonel S. M. Polson; donated to the Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Museum, Kingston, Ontario by Harold Polson Davis via Neil Davis Sep 1994; transferred to The Museum of Health Care at Kingston.
Maker
Department of National Defence
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1944
Date Remarks
Date of certificate
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, yellow
wood: brown
glass: clear
paint: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on the certificate: "Stuart MacDowall POLSON // was appointed to Commissioned Rank // in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps // CANADIAN ARMY (Active) on the THIRD day // of February 1940."; printed on back: "I CAME FROM, // GARTLAND'S // Art and Gift Shop // 338 PRINCESS ST. KINGSTON, ONT."; printed on back at bottom: "94-144 // Certificate SM Polson // Polson Collection // Donated By C Davis // Sep 94 // C&E Museum"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 24.9 cm x Width 22.3 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Backing paper is loose
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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Charnley type acetabular cup

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5047
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001003028
Description
Charnley type acetabular cup, which consists of a concave cup made of polyethylene; the cup has thick side edges and a flat, flared lip; the top is open; there are three concentric grooves cut into the outer edges of the cup as well as an X pattern; one side of which has a metal wire inset; the fla…
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Accession Number
001003028
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
Description
Charnley type acetabular cup, which consists of a concave cup made of polyethylene; the cup has thick side edges and a flat, flared lip; the top is open; there are three concentric grooves cut into the outer edges of the cup as well as an X pattern; one side of which has a metal wire inset; the flared outer lip has 12 rounded notches cut out of it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Research material used at the Human Mobility Research Centre.
Dates
1970
circa 1970
Material
metal: silver
polyethylene: off-white
Inscriptions
The stamped letters "L" and "R" can be seen on the upper edge of the lip.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-5
Dimension Notes
Depth 2.5 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows no corrosion; the polyethylene shows only minor wear; no staining is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Sorbie; "1983 Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica Inc., Orthopedics Division, 1983, p. A-39 (see attached photocopy); CD #3
Research Facts
This type of acetabular cup was used with cement between the bone.
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cup arthroplasty

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5052
Dates
1985
circa 1985
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001003033
Description
Cup arthroplasty, which consists of a concave cobalt chromium alloy cup with a wide, round open top and a small round hole through the bottom; the outer edges are smooth and rounded; the inner edges are smooth with six raised evenly spaced lines that run from top to bottom; the upper edges are thin…
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Accession Number
001003033
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
Description
Cup arthroplasty, which consists of a concave cobalt chromium alloy cup with a wide, round open top and a small round hole through the bottom; the outer edges are smooth and rounded; the inner edges are smooth with six raised evenly spaced lines that run from top to bottom; the upper edges are thin and flat.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Research material used at the Human Mobility Research Centre.
Dates
1985
circa 1985
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The inner edge has, "2747A" etched into the metal near the top edge.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-5
Dimension Notes
Depth 3.1 cm x Diam. 4.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows no corrosion and only minor wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Sorbie; CD #3
Research Facts
This would have been used with a plastic cup insert that fitted into the cup, not directly against the bone; this would have been used with a plastic socket; this design did not work well and it lasted only about five years.
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electrical massage instrument

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Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
999021001 a-e
Description
(a) Electrical massage instrument consists of a metal-encased motor supported by stand on four wooden castors; motor sits on round platform with semi-circular hinged drawer; side of platform has a switch and a holster for hand-piece; hand-piece has a painted wooden handle and a metal head ending in…
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Accession Number
999021001 a-e
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Massage -- instrumentation
Vibration -- therapeutic use
Description
(a) Electrical massage instrument consists of a metal-encased motor supported by stand on four wooden castors; motor sits on round platform with semi-circular hinged drawer; side of platform has a switch and a holster for hand-piece; hand-piece has a painted wooden handle and a metal head ending in a ring; hand-piece is connected to motor with cloth-braided cable; instrument has an original cloth-braided plug; drawer contains (b) oil can and (c) plastic cylindrical ribbed bit; drawer contains two oil stained (d-e) pages from Popular Mechanics magazine April 1930.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - electrical massage instrument - Size: Length 115.5 cm x Width 45.0 cm x Depth 42.5 cm
b - oil can - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 5.1 cm
c - plastic cylindrical ribbed bit - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 3.8 cm
d - page - Size: Length 23.5 cm x Width 16.5 cm
e - page - Size: Length 23.5 cm x Width 16.5 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Col. S.M. Polson.
Maker
Chicago Motor and Vibrator Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
based on appearance
Material
metal: black, yellow, silver
fabric: black
plastic: black
wood: brown
paper: yellowed
Inscriptions
Embossed and etched on metal plate affixed to platform: "CHICAGO MOTOR AND // VIBRATOR CO. // CHICAGO // NO. P739 VOLTS 110 CY.60"; impressed on hand-piece twice: "OIL"; embossed on cylindrical bit: "HF INC"
Permanent Location
(a-c) Storage Room W1
W1-2-1
(d,e) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 18
Condition Remarks
Metal stand and motor case scratched; black lacquer paint chipping off in spots; lacquer on motor case is dulling due to wear; exposed metal is tarnished; motor case exterior has a missing screw-on cap which exposes a spring; hand-piece scratched with minor paint chipping; oily residue on hand-piece's metal ring, inside drawer and inside motor case; cloth-braided cord for hand-piece has several minor tears; cloth-braided plug torn in the middle of cable; wires exposed and cord frayed at tear; plug missing cap and exposing wires; oil can tarnished and oily; pages from Popular Mechanics magazine thoroughly stained with oil; showing several rips.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Web Site "Turn of the Century Electrotherapy Museum": "Medical Electricity, Röntgen Rays, and Radium" by Dr. Sinclair Tousey; CD #5.
Research Facts
Used for therapeutic vibration massage.
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femoral component for knee prosthesis

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5020
Dates
1976
circa 1976
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001003001
Description
Femoral component for knee replacement, which consists of a U-shaped single piece of moulded vitallium that has the upper tips turned up at a rounded 90° angle; the bottom of the "U" also turns up at a 90° rounded band and has an upright, slightly concave piece that tapers slightly to a rounded out…
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Accession Number
001003001
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Knee Prosthesis -- instrumentation
Description
Femoral component for knee replacement, which consists of a U-shaped single piece of moulded vitallium that has the upper tips turned up at a rounded 90° angle; the bottom of the "U" also turns up at a 90° rounded band and has an upright, slightly concave piece that tapers slightly to a rounded outer edge; all outer edges are smooth and rounded; the inner edges are smooth with smooth grooves on the non-curved surfaces; the inside bottom of the component has a cross-shaped knob on each side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Research material used at the Human Mobility Research Centre.
Dates
1976
circa 1976
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-5
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Spare Parts” stored in Rm 2017
Dimension Notes
Length 6.9 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 4.8 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Sorbie; CD #3
Research Facts
These joints were designed to be cemented in place; the cross-shaped knobs were used to better seat the prosthesis on the femur, and were hammered into the bone.
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Harris type hip prosthesis, monoblock long-stem

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5046
Dates
1985
circa 1985
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001003027
Description
Long-stemmed, monoblock Harris-type hip prosthesis, which consists of a solid spherical femoral head attached to a smaller-diameter cylindrical base; the base flares out and joins with a long triangular stem; the stem is made of solid cobalt chromium alloy with four sides, rounded corners, and a ta…
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Accession Number
001003027
Collection
HMRC Apps Medical Research Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Hip Prosthesis -- instrumentation
Description
Long-stemmed, monoblock Harris-type hip prosthesis, which consists of a solid spherical femoral head attached to a smaller-diameter cylindrical base; the base flares out and joins with a long triangular stem; the stem is made of solid cobalt chromium alloy with four sides, rounded corners, and a tapered, rounded tip; the metal of the femoral head is reflective, while the rest is dull in appearance.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Research material used at the Human Mobility Research Centre.
Dates
1985
circa 1985
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One side of the stem has "F/V 6228 - 3 - 180 26 MM HD.IRGXN // 35 MM MED. NECK – 180 MM STEM" etched into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-5
Dimension Notes
Length 22.4 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows no wear and no corrosion; the prosthesis appears to be unused.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Sorbie; "1983 Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica Inc., Orthopedics Division, 1983, p. A-16 (see attached photocopy); CD #3
Research Facts
This type of prosthesis was developed by Bill Harris for Howmedica; Nasa contributed to the design; this type of prosthesis was used when it was a repeat operation--revision stem; it was used with cement.
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