ANTHOLOGY Hip System

Made:
2006 in England
maker:
Smith and Nephew Orthopaedics

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ANTHOLOGY hip system. This hip system uses a flat tapered stem design. This makes for an excellent fit and makes the
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ANTHOLOGY hip system. This hip system uses a flat tapered stem design. This makes for an excellent fit and makes the
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

ANTHOLOGY hip system. This hip system uses a flat tapered stem design. This makes for an excellent fit and makes the
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

ANTHOLOGY Hip System

This hip system uses a flat, tapered stem design. The stem is placed in the thigh bone. Because of its shape, the steam achieves an excellent fit in the thigh bone and is rotationally stable, which is an important property for hip implants.

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Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2008-10
Materials:
alumina, titanium
type:
artificial hip joint
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • prosthesis
  • surgical implant
credit:
Smith and Nephew Orthopaedics

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