Shoulder, Total, Reverse: Kessel (Implant 373)

About Shoulder, Total, Reverse: Kessel (Implant 373)

Kessel Total Shoulder Prosthesis. Stainless steel glenoid ball with polyethylene humeral socket. Components ""clipped"" together. Fully constrained.

This image came from a collection of photographs given to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 1982 by Ralph Coonrad, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine.

Further identified by Dr. Srinath Kamineni, Shouder and Elbow Surgeon at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA who also provided additional images of the Kessel that you can see by doing a search for Kessel.

Additonal information provided by Dr. Paul Unwin, MedTech Consultant, Shropshire, England, UK who calls this a Lippman-Kessel prosthesis and was involved in the development of the Bayley-Walker total shoulder prosthesis as well.

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