Deaver, John B.

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John B., U.S. surgeon, 1855-1931.
Deaver blade
Deaver clamp
Deaver hemostat
Deaver incision - an incision in the right lower abdominal quadrant, with medial displacement of the rectus muscle.
Deaver operating scissors
Deaver retractor
Deaver skin incision
Deaver T-tube
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In patients with large buttocks or an upper vaginal ring, consider using a narrow Deaver retractor to gain access to the posterior cul de sac, Dr.
The ureters can be palpated with the index finger at 2 o'clock or at 10 o'clock (for the left and right ureter, respectively) against a curved Deaver retractor placed outside the peritoneal cavity on the lateral vaginal wall (Images 3 and 4).
Deaver retractors should be avoided because they increase risk of bladder injury, he said.