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Southey's cannula

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A cannula of small, almost capillary, calibre, inserted subcutaneously by a trocar to drain off oedema of limbs.


  • R. Southey:
    Traitement de l’anasarque générale par une drainage capillaire.
    Comptes Rendus de l’Association Française pour l'Avancement des Sciences. Session 6 (Le Havre, 1877). Paris, 1878: 856-860.

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