Category Equipment
Bier Block 1909 August Karl Gustav Bier 340

Bier Block

Bier Block; Intravenous regional anaesthesia (IVRA) provides a simple, safe technique for various surgeries on the upper and lower limbs. First performed by Bier in 1908 and fell into disuse
Ralph L Huber (1890-1953) 1

Ralph Huber

Ralph L Huber (1890-1953) was an American Dentist and inventor. Created Huber-point needle (1943, patent 1945) commonly known as TUOHY needle
Marie Anne Victoire (née Gillian) Boivin (1773 - 1841)

Marie Boivin

Marie Anne Victoire (née Gillian) Boivin (1773 - 1841) was a French midwife. Boivin Intropelvimeter; Boivin Bivalve Vaginal Speculum (1825)
Francis Rynd (1801-1861) 680

Francis Rynd

Francis Rynd (1801 – 1861) was an Irish physician. Arguably the inventor of the hypodermic needle, performing and recording the results of the first hypodermic injection on June 3rd 1844.
Hermann Adolph Wülfing (1836 – 1910) 340

Hermann Adolph Wülfing-Lüer

Hermann Adolph Wülfing-Lüer (1836 – 1910) German Surgical instrument manufacturer. His wife Jeanne Amélie Lüer invented the original Lüer syringe in 1895
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Tuohy Needle

Tuohy Needle with Huber point: Non-coring type needle with a transversely curved wall and side hole giving it a long, sharp, curved tip. EB Tuohy (1946)