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Equipment and Supplies... (3)
Equipment and Supplies (3)

Date
20th C (3)

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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Pediatric Anal Stretchers
Pediatric Anal Stretchers 0.75 x 2.75 x 0.75." "One loose pediatric anal stretcher in a plastic bag marked.""Pediatric Sphincter Stretcher X2607 Heyer-Schulte Corporation. 5377 Overpass Road. Santa Barbara. CA 93105."(805-964-4741).
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Artificial Urethral Sphincter
Artificial Urethral Sphincter 0.25 x 3.5 x 0.75. "Urinary sphincter- artificial. Prostheses and Implants. One artificial sphincter example made of latex and loose in plastic bag marked "Artificial Urethral Sphincter Heyer-Schulte Corporation. 5377 Overpass Road. Santa Barbara CA. 93105. 805-964-4741. The artificial sphincter was developed by the Medical University and first implanted by Dr. F Derrick and later patented by NASA."
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Skin Button
Skin Button 0.0625 x 0.5 x 0.5." "Skin button made of latex and fabric housed in plastic bag marked "Skin Button 635. Heyer-Schulte Corporation. 5377 Overpass Road. Santa Barbara. CA 93105."(805-964-4741). Skin Buttons provided access to the body for tubes which led to and from the Thoracic Duct and made lymph dialysis possible." Ultimately they were used in lymphocyte depletion prior to transplant. (See assorted papers in T.S. Hargest's CV on lymphocyte drainage-skin buttons paper-#17." T.S. Hargest. CV)"