Swanson Finger Joint Implant Prosthesis - Dow Corning, Size 4, Synthetic, 1991 Reg. No: ST 038533
- Swanson finger joint implant prosthesis. Size 4 manufactured by Dow Corning in 1991. Packaged in plastic and cardboard box.
Prosthesis replaces damaged finger joint. The Swanson implant acts as a flexible hinge. Since the structure of the implant does not precisely replicate the joint it replaces, full function is not restored.
Cost of implant at time of manufacture was AUS $124.00.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Dow Corning Australia Pty Ltd
|Tagged with:||prostheses, prosthetics, implants|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Medical Technology|
|Inscriptions:||Packaging reads; "CODE A CAT. NO." 470-0004 LOT NO.: HH090796 SIZE 4". MARKED ON SIDE "DOW CORNING CORPORATION MEDICAL PRODUCTS MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, U. S. A. 48686-0994".|
|Manufacturer:||Dow Corning Australia Pty Ltd, Epping, New South Wales, Australia, 1991|