Ringed titanium hip prosthesis with screw stem

Made:
1951 - 1992
Group shot of hip prostheses - from top left, clockwise: 1988-514 - Vitallium hip prosthesis with curved standard stem,

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Group shot of hip prostheses - from top left, clockwise: 1988-514 - Vitallium hip prosthesis with curved standard stem,
Science Museum Group Collections
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Science Museum Group Collections
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Ringed titanium hip prosthesis, screw stem with porous cup. From a collection of joint prostheses and associated material, representing joint replacement technology, some of which had been developed at the Orthopaedic Research Unit at the Redhill and Dorking Hospitals, Surrey, 1900-92.

Details

Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
1999-92/14/1
type:
hip prosthesis
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • prosthesis
  • surgical implant
credit:
Redhill Hospital