Balasegarams liver retractor, 1980.
Image number: 10327913
A stainless steel liver retractor made by Downs Surgical Ltd, UK. A retractor is a surgical instrument which is used to expose the operation site by drawing back the edges of an incision into the skin, muscle or other tissue.
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- Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
- Date taken:
- 20 October 2003 19:01
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- Science Museum