Item Details

Esophageal Probang

Format
Online; Physical Object
Type
Stainless Steel; Bristle (Hair Material)
Summary
Designed to remove swallowed foreign bodies or obstructions from the esophagus. Patented August 20, 1901.
Date Created
circa 1900 - 1940
Description
1.8 x 40.5 x 5.9 cm
Collection
University of Virginia Medical Artifacts Collection
Notes
Donated by G.S. Fitz-Hugh
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
artifacts00798
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