Surgical Stapler

Surgical Stapler

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Description
Julian Alexander Sterling (1913-1975), a surgeon affiliated with the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, unveiled a new surgical stapler in 1964, and donated this example to the Smithsonian in 1968.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
surgical stapler
Other Terms
Surgery
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 4 in; x 15.24 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
MG.M-12291
catalog number
M-12291
accession number
278132
Credit Line
Dr. Julian A. Sterling
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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