Category: Urology
Estimated Date: 1870
Name: Stearns Urethral Dilator
Manufacturer: Tiemann & Co.

Description: 9” curved catheter with 1.75” ebony checkered handle marked Tiemann & Co. Turning the handle expands the catheter into two narrow rods which separate. There is a guard with a thread mechanism to cause the widening of the instrument.

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