fistula director

Maker
E Van Denhauate
Production date
1920s
Description
Inserted into some abnormal canal in the human body, for instance a fistula, to allow a surgeon to cut down onto it to open it out and allow healing from the base up. The scalpel blade is directed into the metal groove thus avoiding cutting deeper than necessary.
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Production date
1920s
Signature & date
stamping:head:"E.VAN DENHAUTE"
Associated date
1920s
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:L 13cm (L 5 1/8")
Accession number
1994-005-012

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