"Dr Southey's Drainage Trocar" set
The kit contains trocar with cap, side screw, perforated tubes and plate
in the original case.
Dr. Southeys drainage trocar with 3 cannulae in their case. This set dates from 1860 and is made by Arnold and Sons, England. The case is lined with green fabric, the instruments are made from ivory and silver. The Southeys tubes were used to drain fluid-filled swellings particularly those in the lower legs. This equipment was popular amongst physicians in the mid-nineteenth century
Dr Southey (1835-1899) was an English surgeon who developed this device.
name/inscriptions ▫ 'Dr Southey's Drainage Trocar' ▫ box