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The Gomco clamp is a metal device with a bell-shaped end. During
circumcision using a Gomco clamp, the baby's foreskin
is stretched over the bell, and the clamp is tightened over his
If the foreskin can't be pulled back (is not retractable), it
usually needs to be cut before the clamp is put in place. The foreskin is cut
away and the clamp removed.
Applying the Gomco clamp is:
Current as of:
October 17, 2013
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
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