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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034375
Description
A long, flat piece of metal with a groove housing a long, metal strip with a blade on the distal end.
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Accession Number
997034375
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Surgery
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife
Description
A long, flat piece of metal with a groove housing a long, metal strip with a blade on the distal end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Storz
Site Made (City)
St. Louis
Site Made (State)
Missouri
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2006
2006-5-4
Dimension Notes
Length 37.6 cm x Width 6.8 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments Catalog," by Storz Instrument Co., 1972, p. 153 (similar to item #N-4298) (see attached photocopy); CD #8
Research Facts
Fascia stripper is used to take fascia lata to repair ptosis, or as a tendon sling.
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