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In pictures: Hip exhibition

Exhibit

Sir John Charnley working at his lathe in his home workshop

An exhibit

The Judet prosthesis an acrylic prosthesis whose squeaking inspired Charnley to create his own invention

An exhibit

Charnley replaced teflon with high density plastic

An exhibit

An early cartoon of Charnley setting bones

An exhibit

Nursing staff at Wrightington Hospital 1936-7, where John Charnely worked

An exhibit

Charnley operating during the early days





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