Categorized | People Oddity

Neurosurgical Set From Early 19th Century

Posted on 26 September 2009 oddy88

A surgical instrument is a specially designed tool or device for performing specific actions of carrying out desired effects during a surgery or operation, such as modifying biological tissue, or to provide access for viewing it. Over time, many different kinds of surgical instruments and tools have been invented.


Some surgical instruments are designed for general use in surgery, while others are designed for a specific procedure or surgery. Accordingly, the nomenclature of surgical instruments follows certain patterns, such as a description of the action it performs (for example, scalpel, hemostat), the name of its inventor(s) (for example, the Kocher forceps), or a compound scientific name related to the kind of surgery (for example, a tracheotome is a tool used to perform a tracheotomy).

neurosurgical set 2

neurosurgical set 4

neurosurgical set 5

neurosurgical set 3

This neurosurgical set dating to the early 19th century.They are signed by Zitier, Heine and Sandill and it is likely that the boxed set was made specifically to accommodate these instruments.

1 Comments For This Post

  1. Hanna Moorhead Says:

    That is some inspirational material. Ne’er knew that beliefs might be this varied. I preferred reading it and will add it to my bookmarks.

Cool Stories to Check Out



Featuring Recent Posts WordPress Widget development by YD