Hip replacement

Side view of a hip joint showing the pin and ball shape. Side view of a hip joint showing the pin and ball shape. Top view of a hip joint showing the ball joint. Top view of a hip joint showing the ball joint. Top view of a hip joint showing the ball joint. Side view of a hip joint showing the metal rod in the centre. Side view of a hip joint showing the metal rod in the centre.
Side view of a hip joint showing the pin and ball shape. Side view of a hip joint showing the pin and ball shape. Top view of a hip joint showing the ball joint. Top view of a hip joint showing the ball joint. Top view of a hip joint showing the ball joint. Side view of a hip joint showing the metal rod in the centre. Side view of a hip joint showing the metal rod in the centre.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 007807
Country
Date
1954 (circa)

Description

An early from of acrylic hip replacement developed by Jean Judet, a pioneer of joint replacement in France. This example was removed from a patient in 1954. It comprises a spherical head on a tapering stem which is strengthened by a metal insert.
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Dimensions
Width
45mm
Height
105mm
Method
Colour