Dilator for cure of phimosis
Phimosis--Surgery--Equipment and supplies
Surgical instruments and apparatus
Used in surgery to correct phimosis (tightness of the foreskin of the penis)
E. B. Foote Sr.'s 1881 Patent. Center piece screws into the center chamber, which opens the attached metal appendages to dilate.
Foote, Edward B. (Edward Bliss), 1829-1906
McGuire Medical Instruments Collection
Health Sciences Library
State University of New York at Buffalo
Michael Gordon (Firm)
Contact the History of Medicine Collection, http://library.buffalo.edu/libraries/units/hsl/history/
Foote, Edward B. (Edward Bliss), 1829-1906, “Dilator for cure of phimosis,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed July 16, 2018, https://ubdigit.buffalo.edu/items/show/16896.