ISSN 2409-5834

Brief history and description of the surgical instrument kit of the early 19th century

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S.P. Glyantsev


This article gives the brief overview of the history and evidence-based ascription of the “Field set of surgical instruments” made by the J. C. Schnetter (Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria), consisting of 29 instruments and dating back to the beginning of 19th century. It is intended to perform surgical procedures on the skull (trepanning and treatment of penetrating wounds) and extremities (amputation).

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