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Object Name Snare, Surgical
Catalog Number 1990.17.51
Date 1920-1950
Material(s) Steel/Chrome
Dimensions H-12.5 W-2.75 inches
Description This is a surgical polyp snare. The piece has a hollow shaft with a wire inside. The wire is broken. There is a loop at the end of the handle and two finger guides that move up and down the body of the piece to adjust the size of the snare.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Laine, Joseph
Subjects Surgical instruments
Doctors
Medical equipment & supplies
African Americans
Search Terms Louisville (Ky.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS