1902 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
of incision, and the sutures are shown as they pass out of the skin to the loops on the plates. Each instrument consists of a plate of steel about four inches long, three-fourths of an inch wide, and one-eighth of an inch thick. Upon this plate are soldered loops of steel wire, placed in a manner so there is sufficient spring to retain the sutures, and as each successive suture is introduced, the operator and his
doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480090054032 fatcat:f3zd3kz4lrahpco2736g46fjvi