Smith, Sidney

Smith, Sidney

Smith, Sidney
Research 3
I: Individuals and Groups
Sidney Smith, physician at the University of Chicago and developer of a new method of suturing, demonstrates the process. A glucose rod (small tube between arteries) gives support for threading. Coated with cocoa butter, the rod dissolves in 30 seconds after blood begins to flow through the sutured section.
Smith, Sidney | Physicians | Arteries--Surgery | Sutures | Suturing--Instruments
Photographic prints; 18.8 x 24.2 cm
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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