Bennion. Antique medical instruments (1979), p. 67
Used for excision and amputation
Wire snare originally developed by P.J. Desault for tongue incision in the removal of large tumors.
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Desault, P.-J. (Pierre-Joseph), 1744-1795, “Ecrasure,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed February 28, 2021, https://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/items/show/16820.