Balasegarams liver retractor, 1980.

Image number: 10327913

Balasegarams liver retractor, 1980.

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.

Image number:
10327913
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 19:01
Image rights:
Science Museum