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June 9, 1917

A NEW URETHRAL CLAMP

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New Orleans

JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(23):1696. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270060104011

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Abstract

It is frequently found desirable to retain medicated fluids or jellies in the anterior urethra of the male over a prolonged interval. As it is rather tiresome for either the patient or the medical attendant to employ digital compression to the meatus urinarius for the required length of time, I have devised a simple urethral clamp which answers admirably the purpose for which it is designed. As it is believed to possess some advantages over similar instruments previously recommended, a description is given herewith.

The idea of using a clamp for this purpose is not a new one. Any number have been on the market for years and have been extensively used by urologists. The main objection to those heretofore recommended, with probably one exception, is that they are so constructed as to require clamping the penis behind the corona glandis in order to prevent the instrument's slipping. This sort

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