Artifacts, Circa 1960-1975

Duke University. Medical Center. Department of Neurosurgery. and Duke University. Division of Neurosurgery.
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Includes a 6 surgical knives and a Riechert Mundinger cerebral stereotaxy frame and some related surgical components. In other words, this is a carry-on deep-brain stereotaxy set. This carry-on set was manufactured by F. L. Fischer company from 1960 to 1975 at their Berlin facility. The transformer in the case was used for a light. The Riechert Mundinger cerebral stereotaxy frame dates to circa 1960 to 1975, and the surgical knives are undated.


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