Thoracoscopic Metzenbaum Scissors

Description (Brief):

The Thoracoscopic Metzenbaum Scissors were developed around 1996 for the repair and replacement of diseased heart valves using minimally invasive surgical procedures. They have a dual pivot point with a sliding shaft and traditional ring-style handles. This instrument can be used for both Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and Minimally invasive surgery (MIS).The Thoracoscopic Metzenbaum Scissors were developed around 1996 for the repair and replacement of diseased heart valves using minimally invasive surgical procedures. They have a dual pivot point with a sliding shaft and traditional ring-style handles. This instrument can be used for both Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and Minimally invasive surgery (MIS).

Date Made: ca 2016

Maker: Scanlan International, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: CardiologyMedical Procedure- SurgeryMedicine

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Credit Line: Gift of Scanlan International

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.0183.02Accession Number: 2016.0183Catalog Number: 2016.0183.02

Object Name: scissorssurgical instrument

Physical Description: stainless steel (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.3 cm x 6.4 cm x 29.4 cm; 1/2 in x 2 17/32 in x 11 9/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-af51-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1809386

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