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Van Buren's urethral sound set

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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.305.1 a-h
Description
Eight nickel-plated steel male urethral sounds: long, thin shaft, curved at the end with a flattened shank at the other end; diameters range from 0.4 cm to 0.8 cm.
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Accession Number
1969.305.1 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Dilatation -- instrumentation
MM= Exploring Instruments -- sound -- urethral
Description
Eight nickel-plated steel male urethral sounds: long, thin shaft, curved at the end with a flattened shank at the other end; diameters range from 0.4 cm to 0.8 cm.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - urethral sound - Size: Length 27.0 cm
b - urethral sound - Size: Length 27.0 cm
c - urethral sound - Size: Length 27.0 cm
d - urethral sound - Size: Length 27.0 cm
e - urethral sound - Size: Length 27.0 cm
f - urethral sound - Size: Length 27.0 cm
g - urethral sound - Size: Length 27.0 cm
h - urethral sound - Size: Length 27.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Ingram & Bell (?)
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
On shank: (a) "A // 8 // E // 6 // F // 12"; (b) "A9 // E6 // F13"; (c) "A11 // E8 // F16"; (d) "A12 // E9 // F18"; (e) "A13 // E10 // F19"; (f) "A16 // E14 // F24"; (g) "A17 // E15 // F26"; (h) "A18 // E16 // F27"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-13
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
Less detail