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95° condylar plate

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Charles Sorbie Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001002036
Description
Ninety-five degree condylar plate, which consists of a single piece of flat, long rectangular bar with 12 round holes through the middle of the lower section; near the top, the bar bends slightly outwards, then at a curved 90° angle and straightens again; the top section of the bar has a straight l…
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Accession Number
001002036
Collection
Dr. Charles Sorbie Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Femoral Fractures
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
MM= Orthopedic Fixation Devices -- bone plate
Description
Ninety-five degree condylar plate, which consists of a single piece of flat, long rectangular bar with 12 round holes through the middle of the lower section; near the top, the bar bends slightly outwards, then at a curved 90° angle and straightens again; the top section of the bar has a straight lip at the side edges; the outer edge is flat and squared; the inner edge of the top section is flat; the inner edge of the lower section is slightly concave; the lowest hole on the lower section is open on one side with a bevelled groove in the metal; there is a round hole above the topmost hole that does not go thrugh the metal.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital by Dr. Charles Sorbie
Maker
Synthes
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Used between 1960 and 1965
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One side edge has, "231.24 369" etched into the metal; the outer edge of the lower section has the Synthes logo (see accession sheet for sketch) stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-7
Dimension Notes
Length 21.2 cm x Width 7.7 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Sorbie; "Original Instruments and Implants of the Association for the Study of Internal Fixation," by Synthes, 1992, p. 2-52 (see attached photocopy)
Research Facts
These blade plates were used for changing the shape of the upper end of the femur or for treating fractures of the lower end of the femur.
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130° angled blade plate

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Charles Sorbie Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001002035
Description
Angled blade plate, which consists of a single piece of flat, long rectangular metal bar with six oval holes through the middle of the lower section; the bar bends at a curved 130° angle at the top and straightens again; the top section of the bar has a straight lip at the side edges; the outer edg…
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Accession Number
001002035
Collection
Dr. Charles Sorbie Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Femoral Fractures
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
MM= Orthopedic Fixation Devices -- bone plate
Description
Angled blade plate, which consists of a single piece of flat, long rectangular metal bar with six oval holes through the middle of the lower section; the bar bends at a curved 130° angle at the top and straightens again; the top section of the bar has a straight lip at the side edges; the outer edge is flat and squared; the inner edge of the top section is flat; the inner edge of the lower section is slightly concave.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital by Dr. Charles Sorbie
Maker
Synthes
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Used between 1960 and 1965
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One side edge has, "238.60 690 // 130° 50" etched into the metal; the outer edge of the lower section has the Synthes logo (see accession sheet for sketch) stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-7
Dimension Notes
Length 14.4 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Sorbie; "Original Instruments and Implants of the Association for the Study of Internal Fixation," by Synthes, 1992, p. 2-55 (see attached photocopy); CD #3
Research Facts
These blade plates were used for changing the shape of the upper end of the femur or for treating fractures of the lower end of the femur.
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straight bone plate

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Collection
Dr. Charles Sorbie Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
001002040
Description
Straight bone plate, which consists of a single piece of flat, long rectangular metal bar with five round holes through the metal at each end and a short, solid section in the centre; the outermost holes at each end are open on one side with a bevelled groove in the metal; the corners of the bar ar…
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Accession Number
001002040
Collection
Dr. Charles Sorbie Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
MM= Orthopedic Fixation Devices -- bone plate
Description
Straight bone plate, which consists of a single piece of flat, long rectangular metal bar with five round holes through the metal at each end and a short, solid section in the centre; the outermost holes at each end are open on one side with a bevelled groove in the metal; the corners of the bar are rounded.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital by Dr. Charles Sorbie
Maker
Synthes
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One side has, "223 - 10 178" stamped into the metal; the outer edge of the plate has the Synthes logo (see accession sheet for sketch) stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-7
Dimension Notes
Length 16.6 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear and the plate has been slightly bent at the centre; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Charles Sorbie; "Original Instruments and Implants of the Association for the Study of Internal Fixation," by Synthes, 1992, p. 2-45 (item #222.10) (see attached photocopy); CD #3
Images
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