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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Heart Valve Insertion Forceps
Heart Valve Insertion Forceps 0.75x7.5x3". Heart valve prosthesis. Three steel forceps. specialized by Dr. J. Manly Stallworth for use in insertion of the Hufnagel Valve.
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The DeFord Somnoform Inhaler
The DeFord Somnoform Inhaler Inhaler-5 x 13.5 x 8 booklet- 8 x 9.75" Gauze- 2.25 x 1.5 x 1" Anesthesia, inhalation: Inhaler/mask: Inhaler. The head unit contains a rubber covered metal mouthpiece, nose cover, exhaling valve, valve containing Somnoform and air, capsule chamber and rubber bag." Device would fit over the head and nose of the patient with the bag sitting behind the head of the patient. Somnoform (60% ethyl chloride, 35% methyl chloride and 5% ethyl bromide) was used to anaesthetize patients during dental surgery. An illustrative booklet came with the set.
Check Valve, Round
Check Valve, Round 0.5 x 2.25 x 1.5." "T-shaped. white and clear plastic check valve with a metal piece. Invented at MUSC."
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."
Check Valve, Round
Check Valve, Round 0.75x4.25x0.75." "Round check valve. made of latex. Invented at MUSC."
Check Valve, Round
Check Valve, Round 0.75x4.25x0.75." "Round check valve. made of latex. Invented at MUSC."
Valve 0.5 x 4.5 x 0.5." "One elongated check valve. made of latex with black thread. Invented at MUSC."
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.
Valve """Piece of tubing containing valves. made of latex with metal wire wrapped around one end for support. Invented at MUSC."
Clamp 0.75 x 1.75 x 0.75. Grasping and fixating:Clamp. "Barrel shaped valve like object made of plastic. developed at MUSC."
Non-Breathing Setup with Endotracheal Tube
Non-Breathing Setup with Endotracheal Tube 1.5x50x10". Anesthesia:Inhalation:machine.Non-breathing setup with endotracheal tube made of rubber and palstic with a stainless steel valve.