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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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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)"
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Skin Button
Skin Button 0.125 x 0.75 x 0.75." "Plastic skin button with traditional button shape with four holes present and housed in an unmarked plastic bag. 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)"
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Vaginal Wart Remover Template
Vaginal Wart Remover Template 0.125 x 3.75 x 3.5. Electrosurgery. Vaginal Wart Remover Template made of rubber with five holes of decreasing size. Template housed in original plastic bag with manufacturers label and marked (x 3938)"
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Ophthalmic Scissors
Ophthalmic Scissors 0.125 x 4.625 x 2. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Ophthalmic. Stainless steel scissors with short blades that have an indention in one.
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Eye Scalpel
Eye Scalpel 0.125 x 4.75 x 0.375. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. "Steel knife with satin finish. several indentations along handle for better grip and a short blade."
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Operating Knife
Operating Knife 0.125 X 6.125 X 0.5. Cutting tool:Knife:Scalpel. Steel operating knife with serrated handle and short sharp blade.
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Delta Tau Delta Dental Fraternity Pin
Delta Tau Delta Dental Fraternity Pin 0.25 x 0.375 x 0.375". Commemorative and association items. Gold Fraternity Pin #2355 Delta Tau Delta Dental Fraternity. The pin is square in shape and has the fraternity letters surrounded by an eye stars and moons.
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Ophthalmic Cystotome
Ophthalmic Cystotome 0.25 x 0.875 x 0.5. Cutting tool:Tome:Cystotome. "Steel instrument with satin finish with a thin blade that is long and curved blade. "Philadelphia" is engraved on the side of the handle."
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Check Valve, Round
Check Valve, Round 0.25 x 2.25 x 0.25." "Round check valve. filled with air and made of latex. Invented at MUSC."
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Suture Needle
Suture Needle 0.25 x 2.5 x 2" Needles: Suture."Curved suture needle with a hole at the tip for threading and a small serrated handle. heavy rusting present."
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Check Valve
Check Valve 0.25 x 20 x 0.25. case-0.75 x 4 x 2.75." Miscellaneous check valve made of latex tubing and housed in a plastic case. Invented at MUSC.
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Hypodermic Needles
Hypodermic Needles 0.25 x 3.25 x 2.75". Injections: Hypodermic needles. "One dozen "Laminex" stainless steel hypodermic needles housed in the original red paper box and sealed in plastic. An envelope of non-corrosive needle wires is also housed in the box.
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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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Eyelid Everter
Eyelid Everter 0.25 x 3.5 x 0.75". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Lid. Steel eyelid everter with flat straight edge arm and a flat oval shaped handle engraved with manufacturer information.
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Skin Button
Skin Button 0.25 x 3.5 x 2." "Loose example of skin button made of latex. shaped with half of a sphere and a a hollow tube coming out of the side. smaller but similar to #00.5A.1 and 00.5A.4. 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)"
16.
Quire's Foreign Body Extractor
Quire's Foreign Body Extractor 0.25 x 4 x 1.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural. Steel extractor with finger-like feature that can be rotated by squeezing either end of the U- shaped piece.
17.
Iris Knife
Iris Knife 0.25 x 5 x 0.25. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. Steel knife with satin finish and a dip in the side of the handle.
18.
Forceps
Forceps 0.25 x 5 x 2.5. Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Stainless steel forceps with upward curved arms.
19.
Noye's Canaliculus Knife
Noye's Canaliculus Knife 0.25 x 5.25 x 0.25. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. Steel knife with a satin finish and a curved sharp blade.
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Bowman's Canaliculus Knife
Bowman's Canaliculus Knife 0.25 x 5.5 x 0.25. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. Stainless steel knife with indentations on handle and curved blade.