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Imaginative Invention No.1

medical device

Medical Mystery Item

From SMMA No.19, Mar/Apr 1995

Can you identify this month's Imaginative Invention?

The delicate medical device illustrated here is approximately 20mm long and made of gold or platinum. A Logansport, Indiana physician invented the device, probably out of frustration at the toxicity of the medicinal remedy which it was meant to replace.

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