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January 1936

SET OF CURETS FOR USE IN THE SINUSES

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PHILADELPHIA

Arch Otolaryngol. 1936;23(1):104. doi:10.1001/archotol.1936.00640040111012

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Abstract

A set of four curets is designed for use in surgical work on the paranasal sinuses. They were designed, after experimental study on many anatomic specimens at the Jefferson Medical College, to reach any angle encountered in the sinuses during either a simple or a radical procedure. A similar straight curet has heretofore been available.

Curet 1 is mounted on a straight shank, while the other three are mounted at angles found to be best suited for use in recesses difficult to reach with a short

Four curets for use in surgical work on the paranasal sinuses.

or straight curet. The shanks are rigid and inflexible, in order to prevent any change in the angle or direction of the tip during use, and long and slender, in order not to obscure the line of vision even in the region of the posterior ethmoid or sphenoid sinuses.

The bowls

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