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NPWHF0724 - Cervix Dilator

Cervix dilator, stainless steel tapered cylinder with 10 degree curve over the distal one third of its length. At the proximal (handle) end a short (20 mm) 24 mm diameter cylinder at right angles to the shaft provides a handle and is marked with "15/18"on one side and "DOWN ENGLAND'' (manufacturer) on the other. The shaft tapers from 18 mm diameter at the proximal (handle) end to 15 mm diameter at the distal (tip) end. Tapering commences 70 mm from the handle and the length of the instrument overall is 175 mm.

Object ID: NPWHF0724 - Cervix Dilator

Object Number: 724

Materials: stainless steel

Dimension: L 175 mm, D 18 mm - 15 mm taper handle 24 mm

Provenance: Alice Springs Hospital Library

Maker: Down Brothers Surgical Instrument Makers


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