Austin-Moore Self-Locking Hip Prosthesis


The Austin Moore self-locking hip prosthesis was developed by Austin Talley Moore (1899-1963), an orthopedic surgeon in Columbia, S.C. The first example was implanted in 1940.

Date Made: About 1973

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Howmedica Incorporated

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.306404.03Accession Number: 306404Catalog Number: 306404.03

Object Name: Hip Prosthesiship joint, artificialprosthesis

Measurements: overall: 20.02 cm x 3.6 cm x 6 cm; 7 7/8 in x 1 7/16 in x 2 3/8 inoverall: 1 5/8 in x 7 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 19.685 cm x 6.6675 cm


Record Id: nmah_1302866

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