Heaney, Noble Sproat

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Noble Sproat, U.S. gynecological surgeon and obstetrician, 1880-1955.
Heaney clamp
Heaney curette
Heaney hysterectomy forceps
Heaney needle holder
Heaney operation - technique for vaginal hysterectomy.
Heaney retractor
Heaney suture
Heaney uterine curette
Heaney vaginal hysterectomy
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The bag is opened and two Heaney retractors are placed in the vagina at 6 o'clock and 12 o'clock positions to protect the vaginal tissue, urethra, bladder, and rectum.