Colposcope Invented

Colposcope
1924
AD

The first colposcope, and instrument that is inserted into the vagina and used to view and detect cancer of the vagina and cervix, was created by Hans Peter Hinselmann.1

  • 1. Powell, J.L. "Biographic Sketch: Powells Pearls: Hans Peter Hinselmann, MD." Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey. 59 (2004): 693-695. [PUBMED]