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Glisson's sling

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A bandage used in cervical traction to support the head. Often used with other instruments for correcting scoliosis.

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A bandage which is strapped under the chin and the back of the head and over the top of the head, in connection with an extension apparatus. Used in cervical traction to support the head. Often used with other instruments for correcting scoliosis.

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