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A History of Urology:

Urethrotomes & Dilators

Phillips' Whips

Graduated dilators for strictures

Maisonneuve Urethrotome


Cuts strictures forward

Oberlander Dilator

Similar to today's Otis

Kollmann Dilators

With expanding blades

Clutton's Sounds

1890 - 1909

Still used in urological surgery

Lister's Sounds

Lollipop handles & olive tips

Holt Dilator

Aggressive stricture treatment

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