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abdominal retractor

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.3.5
Description
Chrome handle and grip ends in a fenestrated, circular piece at right angles to the handle.
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Accession Number
1980.3.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- abdominal
Description
Chrome handle and grip ends in a fenestrated, circular piece at right angles to the handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Trudell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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abdominal retractor

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Dates
1934
circa 1934
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001153
Description
Abdominal retractor, which consists of a stainless steel instrument with a solid square metal bar onto which are attached two flattened arm pieces that curve outwards; the left arm piece is fixed to the bar, which the right arm piece can slide along the bar; a round screw at the end of the right si…
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Accession Number
997001153
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Appendectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- abdominal
Description
Abdominal retractor, which consists of a stainless steel instrument with a solid square metal bar onto which are attached two flattened arm pieces that curve outwards; the left arm piece is fixed to the bar, which the right arm piece can slide along the bar; a round screw at the end of the right side of the bar prevents the right arm from sliding off the bar; there is a rounded blade at the end of each arm; the blades are made of very heavy cylindrical metal wire formed into an oval shape that has been bent to face forwards; the ends of the blades are rounded
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1934
circa 1934
Date Remarks
Logo type used from 1934 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The top of the right arm has the word "STAINLESS" and the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it stamped into the metal; the top of the left arm has the words, "INGRAM & BELL // GERMANY" stamped into the metal; the top of the rod has the words, "Anatomy Dept." engraved into the metal; the bottom of the right arm has the word "Anatomy" engraved into the metal; both arms have the number "28" stamped into the metal at the inner edge, near the rod
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-6
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm x Width 18.6 cm x Depth 6.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #249; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," The J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 202 (similar to item 310-335) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
Research Facts
Used as a retractor for appendectomy surgery
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Adson tissue forceps

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Dates
1890
circa 1890
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1973.6.11
Description
Tweezer-like forceps with wide, serrated grasping surfaces, narrowing to tiny tips with v-shaped indentations.
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Accession Number
1973.6.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Dissection, instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
Description
Tweezer-like forceps with wide, serrated grasping surfaces, narrowing to tiny tips with v-shaped indentations.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Kenneth E. Perfect for her husband, Dr. Kenneth E. Perfect.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1890
circa 1890
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-16
Dimension Notes
Length 11.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Some striations due to wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Aesculap catalogue, 1974, p. 76 (similar to item #BD511); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Assorted instruments from the office of the donor's late husband, Dr. Kenneth E. Perfect; a few, such as the stethoscope, may have belonged to his father.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007 - March 9, 2009.
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Allis intestinal and tissue forceps

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001018
Description
Allis intestinal and tissue forceps, which consist of a scissor-like instrument with two oval finger grips and rounded tips with 5x6 teeth; the forceps are made of two parts with a fixed central pivot and snap catch ratchet that holds them together; the handles and blades are straight and the tips …
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Accession Number
997001018
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- intestinal
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
Description
Allis intestinal and tissue forceps, which consist of a scissor-like instrument with two oval finger grips and rounded tips with 5x6 teeth; the forceps are made of two parts with a fixed central pivot and snap catch ratchet that holds them together; the handles and blades are straight and the tips flare out slightly, then curve inwards towards each other; the teeth interlock when the forceps are closed
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Logo type used between 1900 and 1934
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One side of the forceps has the word "STAINLESS" and the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it, stamped into the metal; the other side of the forceps has the words, "INGRAM & BELL GERMANY" stamped into the metal and the word "Anatomy" engraved in the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear, but no corrosion; the forceps move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #116; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus" by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 93 (200-80) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments," Canada Edition, by Jetter & Scheerer, c. 1960, p. 133 (03 364) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; also see 997.001.019-.023; CD #3
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Allis intestinal and tissue forceps

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001019
Description
Allis intestinal and tissue forceps, which consist of a scissor-like instrument with two oval finger grips and rounded tips with 5x6 teeth; the forceps are made of two parts with a fixed central pivot and snap catch ratchet that holds them together; the handles and blades are straight and the tips …
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Accession Number
997001019
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- intestinal
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
Description
Allis intestinal and tissue forceps, which consist of a scissor-like instrument with two oval finger grips and rounded tips with 5x6 teeth; the forceps are made of two parts with a fixed central pivot and snap catch ratchet that holds them together; the handles and blades are straight and the tips flare out slightly, then curve inwards towards each other; the teeth interlock when the forceps are closed
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Logo type used between 1900 and 1934
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One side of the forceps has the word "STAINLESS" and the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it, stamped into the metal, and the word "Anatomy" engraved in the metal; the other side of the forceps has the words, "INGRAM & BELL GERMANY" stamped into the metal and the word "Anatomy" engraved in the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear, but no corrosion; the forceps move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #116; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus" by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 93 (220-80) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments," Canada Edition, by Jetter & Scheerer, c. 1960, p. 133 (03 364) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; also see 997.001.018 and 997.001.020-.023; CD #3
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Allis intestinal and tissue forceps

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001020
Description
Allis intestinal and tissue forceps, which consist of a scissor-like instrument with two oval finger grips and rounded tips with 5x6 teeth; the forceps are made of two parts with a fixed central pivot and snap catch ratchet that holds them together; the handles and blades are straight and the tips …
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Accession Number
997001020
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- intestinal
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
Description
Allis intestinal and tissue forceps, which consist of a scissor-like instrument with two oval finger grips and rounded tips with 5x6 teeth; the forceps are made of two parts with a fixed central pivot and snap catch ratchet that holds them together; the handles and blades are straight and the tips flare out slightly, then curve inwards towards each other; the teeth interlock when the forceps are closed
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Logo type used between 1900 and 1934
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One side of the forceps has the word "STAINLESS" and the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it, stamped into the metal, and an illegible engraving in the metal; the other side of the forceps has the words, "INGRAM & BELL GERMANY" stamped into the metal and the word "Anatomy" engraved in the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear, but no corrosion; the forceps move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #116; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus" by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 93 (220-80) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments," Canada Edition, by Jetter & Scheerer, c. 1960, p. 133 (03 364) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; also see 997.001.018, .019, and .021-.023; CD #3
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Allis intestinal and tissue forceps

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001021
Description
Allis intestinal and tissue forceps, which consist of a scissor-like instrument with two oval finger grips and rounded tips with 5x6 teeth; the forceps are made of two parts with a fixed central pivot and snap catch ratchet that holds them together; the handles and blades are straight and the tips …
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Accession Number
997001021
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- intestinal
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
Description
Allis intestinal and tissue forceps, which consist of a scissor-like instrument with two oval finger grips and rounded tips with 5x6 teeth; the forceps are made of two parts with a fixed central pivot and snap catch ratchet that holds them together; the handles and blades are straight and the tips flare out slightly, then curve inwards towards each other; the teeth interlock when the forceps are closed
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Logo type used between 1900 and 1934
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One side of the forceps has the word "STAINLESS" and the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it, stamped into the metal, and the word "Dept" engraved in the metal; the other side of the forceps has the words, "INGRAM & BELL GERMANY" stamped into the metal and the word "Anatomy1" engraved in the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 15.4 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear, but no corrosion; the forceps move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #116; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus" by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 93 (220-80) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments," Canada Edition, by Jetter & Scheerer, c. 1960, p. 133 (03 364) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; also see 997.001.018-.020 and .022-.023; CD #3
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Allis intestinal and tissue forceps

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001022
Description
Allis intestinal and tissue forceps, which consist of a scissor-like instrument with two oval finger grips and rounded tips with 5x6 teeth; the forceps are made of two parts with a fixed central pivot and snap catch ratchet that holds them together; the handles and blades are straight and the tips …
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Accession Number
997001022
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- intestinal
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
Description
Allis intestinal and tissue forceps, which consist of a scissor-like instrument with two oval finger grips and rounded tips with 5x6 teeth; the forceps are made of two parts with a fixed central pivot and snap catch ratchet that holds them together; the handles and blades are straight and the tips flare out slightly, then curve inwards towards each other; the teeth interlock when the forceps are closed
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Logo type used between 1900 and 1934
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One side of the forceps has the word "STAINLESS" and the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it, stamped into the metal, and the word "Dept" engraved in the metal; the other side of the forceps has the words, "INGRAM & BELL GERMANY" stamped into the metal and the word "Anatomy2" engraved in the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear, but no corrosion; the forceps move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #116; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus" by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 93 (220-80) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments," Canada Edition, by Jetter & Scheerer, c. 1960, p. 133 (03 364) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; also see 997.001.018-.021 and .023; CD #3
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Allis intestinal and tissue forceps

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001023
Description
Allis intestinal and tissue forceps, which consist of a scissor-like instrument with two oval finger grips and rounded tips with 5x6 teeth; the forceps are made of two parts with a fixed central pivot and snap catch ratchet that holds them together; the handles and blades are straight and the tips …
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Accession Number
997001023
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- intestinal
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
Description
Allis intestinal and tissue forceps, which consist of a scissor-like instrument with two oval finger grips and rounded tips with 5x6 teeth; the forceps are made of two parts with a fixed central pivot and snap catch ratchet that holds them together; the handles and blades are straight and the tips flare out slightly, then curve inwards towards each other; the teeth interlock when the forceps are closed
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Logo type used between 1900 and 1934
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One side of the forceps has the word "STAINLESS" and the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it, stamped into the metal, and the word "Dept" engraved in the metal; the other side of the forceps has the words, "INGRAM & BELL GERMANY" stamped into the metal and the word "Anatomy 5" engraved in the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear, but no corrosion; the forceps move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #116; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus" by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 93 (220-80) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments," Canada Edition, by Jetter & Scheerer, c. 1960, p. 133 (03 364) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; also see 997.001.018-.022; CD #3
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Allis tissue forceps

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Dates
1934
circa 1934
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034003
Description
Allis tissue forceps, which consist of a scissor-like instrument made up of two halves joined with a box lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the blades are straight, becoming triangular at the tips and rounded with tee…
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Accession Number
997034003
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
Description
Allis tissue forceps, which consist of a scissor-like instrument made up of two halves joined with a box lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the blades are straight, becoming triangular at the tips and rounded with teeth; the right side has five teeth and the left side has six teeth
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Ingram & Bell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1934
circa 1934
Date Remarks
Logo type used from 1934 onwards
Material
metal: silver (discoloured)
Inscriptions
Top: "STAINLESS" stamped into the metal and the Jetter & Scheerer logo, which is a snake wrapped around a caduceus rod; bottom: "INGRAM & BELL" and "GERMANY" are stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Well-used instrument; plastic sheeting stuck to handles; some discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. B15 (item BE-300-03-G, 5-6 teeth) (see attached photocopy); Claire Kelly, KGH OR nurse; CD #2
Research Facts
Used mainly as a grasping forceps, for nodes, tissues, and is a milti-purpose instrument used in general surgery, gynecology, vascular, plastic and reconstruction cases
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