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Van Buren urethral bougie and dilating sound

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1973.5.16
Description
Elongated stainless steel rod slightly bent at one end, with a blunt tip, and with a flattened handle at the other.
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Accession Number
1973.5.16
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
MM= Dilatation -- bougie -- urethral
Description
Elongated stainless steel rod slightly bent at one end, with a blunt tip, and with a flattened handle at the other.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer (?)
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."; stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 on.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Logo: "J" superimposed on an "S" and enclosed in a circle; "18 STAINLESS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Dimension Notes
Length 27.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer Catalogue, 1915, p. 4054 (identical to item #D/-2701); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments; this item "forged out of one piece."
Images
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