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Esmarch's bandage II

Alternative eponyms

  • Esmarch's bandage for surgical haemostasis
  • Esmarch's tourniquet

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A narrow hard rubber tourniquet with a chain fastener, used to control bleeding in tying off an extremity in such a way that it is made bloodless, thus making it easier to operate.

Description

A narrow hard rubber tourniquet with a chain fastener, used to control bleeding in tying off an extremity in such a way that it is made bloodless, thus making it easier to operate. 1873.

Bibliography

  • J. F. A. von Esmarch:
    Über künstliche Blutleere bei Operationen.
    (Volkmann’s) Sammlung klinisher Vorträge, Leipzig, 1873, 58: 373-384.

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