Rib Retractor


This type of rib retractor, or spreader, is associated with Théodore-Marin Tuffier (1857–1929), a French surgeon, and a pioneer of pulmonary and cardiovascular surgery and of spinal anesthesia

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-11194Catalog Number: M-11194Accession Number: 259748

Object Name: Rib Retractor

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/4 in x 5 1/2 in x 6 in; 8.255 cm x 13.97 cm x 15.24 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-71ed-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_729578

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