Plastic syringe containing liquid collagen for cosmetic/plastic surgery, Europe, 2000
Plastic syringe, without needle, containing liquid collagen for cosmetic/plastic surgery, by the Collagen Corporation, Palo Alto, California, United States, 2000 (see note).
Cocked hat worn by French military surgeon
Cocked hat, beaver, belonging to military surgeon, French, 1790-1831
Pocket surgical instrument set
Pocket instrument set in nickel plated case with chamois leather outer case by J. Gray & Son, Sheffield, first half 20th century
Artificial heart from The Jarvik Aritifical Heart System
Artificial heart from The Jarvik Artificial Heart System, donated by The Papworth Hospital, c1980. Non clinical use only, not for implant.
Hip joint replacement, United States, 1998
Stainless steel 'APR' femur replacement component, distally polished stem, porous coated, by Sulzer Orthopedics Incorporated, Texas, United States, 1998. Sample component, not for implant.
Hip replacement joint, United States, 1998
'Natural Hip', stainless steel, femur replacement component, collared stem, porous coated, by Sulzer Orthopedics Incorporated, Texas, United States, 1998. Sample component, not for implant.
Ornate circumcision knife with ivory handle
Small, ornate circumcision knife with triangular blade and carved, cylindrical ivory handle, c. 1780
Government issue field operation instrument set
Field operation instrument set in cotton roll within metal box, by Down Bros., London, 1940
Display set of six safety pins, England, 1910-1937
Display set of 6 safety pins by Down Bros. Ltd., English, 1910-1957
Mitral and aortic replacement heart valves, 1960s.
Starr-Edwards mitral and aortic artificial heart valves, used, possibly English, (without bottle), 1968-1969
Replacement hip joint, United States, 1998
Titanium Inter-Op Hemispherical Shell, hip prosthesis, by Sulzer Orthopedics Incorporated, Texas, United States, 1998.
Pneumothorax apparatus for injecting gas into the thoracic cavity in order to collapse the lung. This was a widely used treatment for TB before the discovery of effective antibiotics. Collapsing the lung allowed it to heal more easily. Made by Genito-Urinary Ltd., London, early 20th century
Charnley-type artificial hip prosthesis
Artificial hip prosthesis, Charnley type, cobalt alloy, by Charles F. Thackray Ltd., mid 20th century
Case containing four skull saws by Weiss, c.1800
Case containing four skull saws by Weiss, c.1800
Earthenware plate, depicting the circumcision of Jesus
Tin-glazed earthenware plate, depicting the circumcision of Jesus, possibly Bristol, English, 18th century
Surgical instrument set
Surgical instrument set, cased, by Arnold and Sons, English, probably second half of 19th century
Vitallium total hip prosthesis
Vitallium total hip prosthesis with curved standard stem and studded cup, maker unknown, 1970-1985
Titanium prosthesis joint one of a collection associated material, representing joint replacement technology, some of which have been developed at the Orthopaedic Research Unit at the Redhill and Dorking Hospitals, Surrey, 1900-92.
Bullet extractor, 17th century probably, German, steel, Dr. E. Hollander collection, Berlin, Germany
Gibbon-Mayo pump oxygenator heart-lung machine
Gibbon-Mayo pump oxygenator (screen type) heart-lung machine, made for the Middlesex Hospital by Custom Engineering & Development Co, St Louis, MO, USA, in 1958; with replica oxygenator cover made by Science Museum Workshops, c.2000.
'Wrist Trainer', artificial lower arm, England, 1998
'Wrist Trainer' for the practice of carpal tunnel injections and treatment of trigger finger in main case, by Limbs & Things Ltd, 1998.
Model of a Morell-type tourniquet, London, England, 1925-1935
Model of simple cord and torque handle tourniquet as used by Morell in 1678, made by W.H. M.M., c. 1930
Amputation saw, London, England, 1900-1935
Amputation saw, by Down Bros., London, 1900-1935
7 pipettes, glass, graduated, in cardboard case, labelled by Savory and Moore of London, 1880-1920
Landé Edwards disposable ‘lung’, United States, 1970
Lande Edwards disposable membrane oxygenator by Edwards Laboratories, Santa Ana, California, United States, 1970.
Long handled cautery, Europe, undated
Long handled cautery for cauterizing plague buboes
Bullet extractor, Europe, 1501-1600
Bullet extractor, 16th century, steel and brass
Dieulafoy-type aspirator, England, 1870-1910
Dieulafoyi aspirator, in case, English, 1870-1930 (see part records)
Baker-Brown-type cautery clamp, Paris, France, 1867-1900
Baker-Brown's cautery clamp, thin blades with auxilliary ivory plates and screw clamps, handles backed by horn plates, by Collin, from Charriere, Collin and Gentile collection, c. 1870
Label describing coin removed from child
Printed label describing foreign body - half penny removed from stomach of 3 1/2 year old by C. P. G. Wakeley, 1914-1930. Mounted on mica sheet, held in place with cotton thread or twine inside cylindrical jar, with glass cap, sealing wax andand printed label describing specimen.
Walking stick with ivory skull
Physician's walking stick, bamboo, pommel consists of carved ivory skull with moveable eyes and jaw, English, 1740-1840
Military field jacket, London, England, 1914-1918
Major-General Sir A.A. Bowlby's jacket, British, worn during First World War, 1914-1918. Saville Row, London
Surgical instrument set, London, England, 1851-1855
Set of surgical instruments in walnut case, by Savigny, owned by Dr. Evans in Crimea, c.1855
Three Eustachian catheters, 1900-1920
Three eustachian catheters, vulcanite and metal, in cardboard tube, Kramer's, 1900 to 1920
Kidney donor cards, England, 1971-1981
Kidney donor cards with holder for display, England, 1971-1981
Fuller's tracheotomy cannula
Fuller's tracheotomy cannula, silver, by P. Harris and Co. of Birmingham, 1880-1920
Gouge, bone, Legouest's by Collin of Paris, France
Gouge, bone, Legouest's by Collin of Paris, France, c. 1870-1900, nickel plated steel and ebony
Ecraseur, incomplete, steel, nickel-plated, by Kro
Ecraseur, incomplete, steel, nickel-plated, by Krohne and Sesemann, 1880-1920
Paquelin thermo cautery
Paquelin thermo cautery, early to first half 20th cautery, benzoline lamp only, probably brass, plated and cork
Lowenberg's forceps, steel, nickel plated, by Brady and Martin of Newcastle, 1879-1920
Signoroni's adjustable tourniquet
Signoroni's tourniquet, adjustable horse-shoe shaped frame with end pads, by Weiss, c. 1860
Diamond tipped knife for eye surgery, Switzerland, 1980
Diamond knife for eye surgery, anodised aluminium handle, by Anton Meyer and Co., Switzerland, 1980
Straight bistoury in sheath
Bistoury, steel, straight, pointed, folding, in shell sheath, 1750-1900