Cervical Dilators - Francis & Co, circa 1950. Used to dilate cervix during surgery in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria Australia

Physical Description

Set of 8 dilators for dilating cervix. Slightly curved metal tubes (in very flattened S-shape) with rounded point on each end. There is a ridge around the middle of each dilator where the 2 halves of slightly different diameter have been welded together. Dilators range in diameter from .3 to 1.5cm. They ae contained in a brown cotton roll-up case with graded size individual sleeves for dilators. It has protective flap and pink tape ties. Case has pink tape binding.


Example of surgical equipment used in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria Australia

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