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Postnasal Balloon ("Fox" model) - Nasal Catheter

 Artifact — item: TC2000-026-001
Identifier: 2000-26-1

Content Description

This accession contains a sealed set of sterile, disposable Postnasal Balloon ("Fox" model) - Nasal Catheter kit. This unit is designed to effectively control Epistaxis (Nosebleed conditions). The contents of the nasal catheter kit includes 1 soft rubber cushion, six aluminum clamps, a thin metal rod stylet, and a rubber inflation bulb, but no instructions. The kit is contained within a card stock box and also contains a wax paper bag of six folded aluminum clips to hold the rubber tubing in place. Two rubber bulb postnasal balloons are included, which are sealed in a plastic bag (unopened). The Storz catalog describes the postnasal balloon as being: "used to control nasal and nasopharyngeal bleeding. Easily inserted and removed without anesthesia and discomfort. Can be reused. Illustrated instructions supplied with each set (not included with this accession)."

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • Creation: Between 1950 and 1960



0 Cubic Feet (Dimensions: 32cm x 11.5cm x 5.75cm)