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Pessary, Hodges

From the Collection of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

Description
Pessary, black vulcanite, Hodges, large size.
Object Registration
91
Keywords
inter-uterine device pessary, hodges
Historical information
his type of pessary was often used for uterine malpositions and displacements and usually made from vulcanite. This particular object is known as Hodges moulded pessary. [Source: George Tiemann & Co Surgical Instruments catalogue.1989. page 486.]
Last updated
13 Jul 2018 at 2:25PM