AN OVARIAN TROCARS CAN BE EMPLOYED TO EMPTY A CYST OF ITS FLUID CONTENTS, AND THUS REDUCE ITS SIZE SO THAT IT MAY BE WITHDRAWN THROUGH AN ABDOMINAL INCISION.SIR THOMAS SPENCER WELLS (1818-1897) WAS PERHAPS THE LARGEST OF THE PIONEER OVARIOTOMISTS, PERFORM THE PROCEDURE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 1858, AND IS CREDITED FOR THE DESIGN OF MANY INSTRUMENTS FOR THE OPERATION.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT WWW.VANLEESTANTIQUES.COM
Ask the Dealer
Van Leest Antiques
Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.
As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.