Kind: History

September 15, 2022

History of osteosynthesis in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Medical University of Gdansk, based on examination of surgical instruments withdrawn from the operating theatre

Based on the analysis of surgical instruments withdrawn from the operating theatre, it was decided to briefly present the history of osteosynthesis in the orthopaedic department in Gdansk, Poland. Boxes with orthopaedic instruments withdrawn from the operating theatre were obtained. The instruments were grouped, numbered, photographed and catalogued. Not all obtained instruments were used in orthopaedics; the boxes contained several […]