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Allis intestinal and tissue forceps

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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034386
Description
A scissor-like instrument with snap catch ratchet; the distal end has teeth (5 into 6) pointed inward.
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Accession Number
997034386
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- intestinal
Description
A scissor-like instrument with snap catch ratchet; the distal end has teeth (5 into 6) pointed inward.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into metal: "GERMANY STAINLESS Lawton"; engraved on instrument: "GENERAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-12
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Width 7.6 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining, no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"General Surgical Catalogue," Lawton Surgical Instruments, 1980, p. P-167 (similar to item #10-0135)
Research Facts
This instrument is used for grasping and holding tissue.
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anastomosis button

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997001069 a-b
Description
Anastomosis button, which consists of a bottom and top piece which fit together to form a single item; the bottom piece (a) is round and concave with a central oval hole and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside of the piece has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing that…
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Accession Number
997001069 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Anastomosis, Surgical -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Anastomosis button, which consists of a bottom and top piece which fit together to form a single item; the bottom piece (a) is round and concave with a central oval hole and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside of the piece has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing that attaches to the hole in the middle; the other end is open and round; there are two small pieces sticking out from the side of the tube; the inside button edges have a round attachment that fits up against the sides; the bottom of this attachment is held into the bottom of the button by a spring which allows the attachment to move up and down; the top piece (b) is also round and concave with a round hole in the centre and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing with threading on the inside; one end of this tube lines up with the central hole; the other end is round and open; the threading allows the bottom piece to fit inside and join with the top piece
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - anastomosis button bottom - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
b - anastomosis button top - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; there is no staining or corrosion visible; the bottom and top join together and come apart easily
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #114; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by the Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2052 (B/-1571) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," by the J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 105 (225-92)
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anastomosis button

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997001070 a-b
Description
Anastomosis button, which consists of a bottom and top piece which fit together to form a single item; the bottom piece (a) is round and concave with a central oval hole and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside of the piece has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing that…
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Accession Number
997001070 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Anastomosis, Surgical -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Anastomosis button, which consists of a bottom and top piece which fit together to form a single item; the bottom piece (a) is round and concave with a central oval hole and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside of the piece has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing that attaches to the hole in the middle; the other end is open and round; there are two small pieces sticking out from the side of the tube; the inside button edges have a round attachment that fits up against the sides; the bottom of this attachment is held into the bottom of the button by a spring which allows the attachment to move up and down; the top piece (b) is also round and concave with a round hole in the centre and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing with threading on the inside; one end of this tube lines up with the central hole; the other end is round and open; the threading allows the bottom piece to fit inside and join with the top piece
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - anastomosis button bottom - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
b - anastomosis button top - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Maker
Down
Site Made (City)
London
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) The outside edge of the bottom has the words "DOWN // LONDON" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Condition Remarks
The button arrived very tarnished; the metal shows minor wear only; no staining or corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #114; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by the Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2052 (B/-1571) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," by the J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 105 (225-92)
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Babcock intestinal forceps

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Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034002
Description
Babcock intestinal forceps is a scissor-like instrument with a box lock joint and snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the tips taper outwards and are curved in to touch each other when closed; joining edges flat; each rounded tip has a…
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Accession Number
997034002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- intestinal
Description
Babcock intestinal forceps is a scissor-like instrument with a box lock joint and snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the tips taper outwards and are curved in to touch each other when closed; joining edges flat; each rounded tip has a triangular cutout
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal on top of forceps: "Lawton // STAINLESS"; on bottom, "GERMANY" is stamped into the metal; engraved on top: "OR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor wear and minor staining visible; no corrosion; parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. C3 (similar to item CB-035-08-W)
Research Facts
Used in general surgery for grasping tissue: bowel, appendix, nodes
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Bainbridge intestinal clamp

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Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034371
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a snap-catch ratchet; two blades have longitudinal, non-crushing grooves.
Accession Number
997034371
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp -- intestinal
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a snap-catch ratchet; two blades have longitudinal, non-crushing grooves.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1960
1980
circa 1960-1980
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 15.2 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instrument Catalog," Lawton Co., 1980, p. 158
Research Facts
This instrument is used for clamping the bowel without crushing it during surgery.
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Bainbridge's intestinal tissue forceps

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Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1969.325.1
Description
Curved, scissor-like intestinal forceps, box joint, nickel-plated with locks near handles; deep serration on blades parallel to long axis of the instrument; checkered near the tips.
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Accession Number
1969.325.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
Description
Curved, scissor-like intestinal forceps, box joint, nickel-plated with locks near handles; deep serration on blades parallel to long axis of the instrument; checkered near the tips.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 16.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Rusted.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer 1895 catalogue, p. 2040 (similar to item # B/1297)
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Benedict flexible operating gastroscope

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1976.2.1
Description
Gastroscope has ocular attachment with a knurled shaft for focusing, two knurled heads to operate "L10" [?] which directs biopsy forceps; comes in a wooden box with accessories.
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Accession Number
1976.2.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- gastroscope
Description
Gastroscope has ocular attachment with a knurled shaft for focusing, two knurled heads to operate "L10" [?] which directs biopsy forceps; comes in a wooden box with accessories.
Part Names
case - Size: Length 91.5 cm x Width 13.5 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Sister Janet, Director, St. Joseph's Hospital, Toronto.
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-6
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber - requires special treatment
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Manual of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy," by E.D. Palmer and H. Worth Boyce, 1964, p. 64 ff, WI 141.P173
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collapsible anastmosis ring

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1934.5.14 a-c
Description
Collapsible metal anastomosis ring; handle screws into ring arc through another arc with two side arcs; fit with tongue and groove joints. Note: there are actually 5 pieces, but two have no numbers.
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Accession Number
1934.5.14 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Anastomosis, Surgical
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Collapsible metal anastomosis ring; handle screws into ring arc through another arc with two side arcs; fit with tongue and groove joints. Note: there are actually 5 pieces, but two have no numbers.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - ring arc - Size: Depth 1.6 cm
b - ring arc - Size: Depth 1.6 cm
c - handle - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Edward Allister McCulloch.
Maker
J. F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Material
metal: yellowish-grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Copy Type
Original
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coloscope F9-L; colonoscope

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009009 a-b
Description
Large metal case with fitted rubber compartments holds a coloscope F9-6
Accession Number
994009009 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Colonoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- colonoscope
Description
Large metal case with fitted rubber compartments holds a coloscope F9-6
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 77.3 cm. x Width 39.0 cm. x Depth 10.0 cm.
b - coloscope - Size: Length 184.0 cm. x Width 15.0 cm. x Depth 7.4 cm.
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
metal: brown; silver; black
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"COLOSCOPE F9-L // AMERICAN CYSTOSCOPE MAKERS INC."; "STORAGE CLIP // 98-0052 // ACMI"; "A.C.M.I.
POLYDIRECTIONAL COLOSCOPE // PATENT 358979"; "ENDO 27"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007 (a)
0007-K1-5 (a)
Storage Room 0010 (b)
0010-E6-10 (b)
Condition Remarks
Case shows wear; coloscope has flaking paint; rubber dividers need to be replaced; #2: foam deteriorating; discolouration; #3: foam in case is severely deteriorating; rubber requires special treatment.
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Douglas' Infant Tablets

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
996001064 a-c
Description
Small wooden bottle/vial holding tablets; paper wrapper around exterior of vial; box has red labelling on exterior; page of instructions has black lettering and is rolled up inside box.
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Accession Number
996001064 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- in infancy and childhood -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Small wooden bottle/vial holding tablets; paper wrapper around exterior of vial; box has red labelling on exterior; page of instructions has black lettering and is rolled up inside box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
Size: Length 6.1 cm. x Width 2.7 cm. x Depth 2.7 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection in Feb. 1994 in Toronto.
Maker
Northrop & Lyman Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
wood: brown
paper: cream; red
Inscriptions
Douglas // Infant Tablets // for babies and young Children // Northrop & Lyman Co. Ltd. Toronto, Canada // No. 4333 the Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act
Permanent Location
(a,b) Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row B
(c) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Condition Remarks
Flaps of box at one end are very unstable and have been reattached using some kind of archivist tape; slight wear and discolouration of paper generally
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Eder gastroscope

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Dates
1940
1950
1940-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1975.14.4 a-h
Description
Gastroscope (a) and esophagoscope (b) in case (h?) with rubber catheter (c), insufflation bulbs (d,e), cable transformer to lamp (f), and a cleaning brush (g).
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Accession Number
1975.14.4 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- gastroscope
MM= Endoscopy -- esophagoscope
Description
Gastroscope (a) and esophagoscope (b) in case (h?) with rubber catheter (c), insufflation bulbs (d,e), cable transformer to lamp (f), and a cleaning brush (g).
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - gastroscope - Size: Length 81.0 cm
b - esophagoscope - Size: Length 71.0 cm
c- catheter - Size: Length 77.5 cm
d - insufflation bulb
e - insufflation bulb
f - cable
g - brush
h - case - Size: Length 85.0 cm x Width 16.0 cm x Depth 9.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. E. C. Johnson, director, Women's College Hospital.
Maker
Eder Instrument Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-4
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Manual of Gastro-intestinal Endoscopy," by E.D. Palmer and H.W. Boyce, 1964, pp. 42-44
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Eder-Hufford esophagoscope

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1975.14.5 a-m
Description
Velvet-lined leather case (a) with three hinges, black plastic handle, containing: (b) a tubular esophagoscope calibrated from 0-50 cm, and with a separate channel for aspiration and light; (c) a stainless steel flexible obturator with a soft rubber tip and adjustable set screw; (d) a four-power sw…
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Accession Number
1975.14.5 a-m
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- esophagoscope
Description
Velvet-lined leather case (a) with three hinges, black plastic handle, containing: (b) a tubular esophagoscope calibrated from 0-50 cm, and with a separate channel for aspiration and light; (c) a stainless steel flexible obturator with a soft rubber tip and adjustable set screw; (d) a four-power swinging telescope; (e) a cleaning brush; (f) scissor-handle, sliding action biopsy forceps; (g,h) grasping forceps, U-shaped, squeeze handle, three-pronged, mouse-toothed; (i,j) lamp carriers; (k) suction tube; (l) box containing ten lamps; (m) paper guide for the esophagoscope.
Number Of Parts
13
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 81.5 cm x Width 14.3 cm x Depth 9.0 cm
b - esophagoscope - Size: Length 53.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - obturator - Size: Length 75.5 cm
d - telescope - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
e - brush - Size: Length 56.0 cm
f - biopsy forceps - Size: Length 60.0 cm
g - grasping forceps - Size: Length 64.5 cm
h - grasping forceps - Size: Length 64.5 cm
i - lamp carrier - Size: Length 54.0 cm
j - lamp carrier - Size: Length 54.0 cm
k - suction tube - Size: Length 66.0 cm
l - white box - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
m - paper guide
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. E. C. Johnson, director, Women's College Hospital.
Maker
Eder Instrument Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
leather: black
plastic: black
fabric: black
paper: blue
metal: silver
rubber:
Inscriptions
On (f): "DOWN BROS. LONDON"; "STAINLESS"; on (g,h): MEDICON, GERMANY, EDER, STAINLESS STEEL"; on (l): "Use Only Lamp // No. E.3. // for the // EDER - HUFFORD // FLEXIBLE ESOPHAGOSCOPE // EDER INSTRUMENT CO. // 2293 North Clyburn Av // Chicago 14, Illinois // Eastgate 7-2131"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Manual of Gastro-intestinal Endoscopy," by E.D. Palmer and H.W. Boyce, 1964, p. 20
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electrical cable for gastric cameras

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1251
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009014 a-f
Description
Speckled blue small hinged box with compartments to hold five various electrical cords with various adaptors; cords for gastric cameras
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Accession Number
994009014 a-f
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Speckled blue small hinged box with compartments to hold five various electrical cords with various adaptors; cords for gastric cameras
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - case - Size:
b - blue cord - Size: Length 195.0 cm. x Width 2.3 cm. x Diameter0.5 cm.
c - grey cord - Size: Length 310.0 cm. x Width 2.5 cm. x Diameter0.5 cm.
d-f putty cord x 3 - Size: Length 208.0 cm. x Width 2.2 cm. x Diameter0.5 cm.
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
wood: speckled blue
metal: silver; black
rubber: grey; putty; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-1
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment.
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Dates
1920
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997001864
Description
Bakelite
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Accession Number
997001864
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Description
Bakelite
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1930-1950
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
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esophageal balloons

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Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
995003089 a-o
Description
(a-m) Fourteen esophageal balloons in a clear plastic packaging sleeves; each balloon is a flattened cylindrical latex tube which is open at one end and sealed at a point at the other; each balloon has a strip of heavy paper within it to keep the sides separated; (o) cardboard mailing box which is …
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Accession Number
995003089 a-o
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Balloon Dilatation -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
(a-m) Fourteen esophageal balloons in a clear plastic packaging sleeves; each balloon is a flattened cylindrical latex tube which is open at one end and sealed at a point at the other; each balloon has a strip of heavy paper within it to keep the sides separated; (o) cardboard mailing box which is rectangular in shape and opens at both ends; the box has a mailing label, customs label and five stamps on the front.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a-m - esophageal balloons x 14 - Size: Length 18.3 cm. x Width 1.5 cm.
o - mailing box - Size: Length 24.0 cm. x Width 11.0 cm. x Depth 4.4 cm.
Maker
Anode Rubber Plating Co.
Site Made (City)
Boling
Site Made (State)
Texas
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
Mailing box postmarked December 30, 1975
Material
plastic: clear
latex rubber: beige
paper: light beige
cardboard: light brown
Inscriptions
Box has a mailing label which reads, "From Anode Rubber Plating Co. P.O. Box 668 Boling, Texas 77420 // To Queen's University // S.P. Pietak, M.D. Dept. of Anesthesia // 82 Barrie St. Kingston Ont. Canada // P.O. # 56370 Return Postage Guaranteed"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-13
Condition Remarks
Mailing box was dirty and dusty; clear plastic balloon sleeves were dirty and dusty; mailing box has been bent at the side and is missing a staple
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Research Facts
Balloons were used to correct esophageal strictures
Images
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esophageal biopsy forceps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11050
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034405
Description
Scissor-like heavy forceps with square-ended jaws.
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Accession Number
997034405
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- esophageal
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- biopsy
Description
Scissor-like heavy forceps with square-ended jaws.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
ACMI
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Amer. Cysto Makers Inc."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-6
Dimension Notes
Length 52.0 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
C. Kelly; Pilling, George F. & Son Co., "Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," Philadelphia, 1932, p. 94 (item # J1608-K10).
Research Facts
This instrument is for taking biopsies of esophageal tissue.
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esophageal bougie

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1274
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009037
Description
Long narrow 1.2-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie with 11.0-cm-long white cotton twill tape attached at top for easy removal.
Accession Number
994009037
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- bougie -- esophageal
Description
Long narrow 1.2-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie with 11.0-cm-long white cotton twill tape attached at top for easy removal.
Number Of Parts
1
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Mueller (1956) Cat. #BE-4560, p. 230
Material
mercury: silver
rubber: orange
fabric: white
Inscriptions
"34 // RUSCH // WEST GERMANY"; "ENDOSCOPY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 77.0 cm. x Diam. : 1.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
rubber starting to stiffen
Mercury in deteriorating rubber tubes; recommended for deaccessioning due to hazardous materials.
Research Facts
Used on KGH patients; Dr. Lynn: set of graduated bourgies for dilating esophageal structures; could be sent home with patient; patient swallowed smallest and then went to larger sizes which opened stricture; they may be mercury-filled (for X-rays); some have markings to indicate depth.
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esophageal bougie

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1275
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009038
Description
Long narrow 1.2-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie with 9.0 cm of double white cotton twill tape attached at top for easy removal.
Accession Number
994009038
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- bougie -- esophageal
Description
Long narrow 1.2-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie with 9.0 cm of double white cotton twill tape attached at top for easy removal.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
mercury: silver
rubber: orange
fabric: white
Inscriptions
"36 // RUSCH // WEST GERMANY"; "KGH ENDOSCOPY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 80.0 cm. x Diam. : 1.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mercury in deteriorating rubber tubes; recommended for deaccessioning due to hazardous materials.
Research Facts
Mueller (1956) Cat. #BE-4560, p. 230
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esophageal bougie

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1276
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009039
Description
Long narrow 1.2-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie with 16.5 cm of double white cotton twill tape attached to top for easy removal.
Accession Number
994009039
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- bougie -- esophageal
Description
Long narrow 1.2-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie with 16.5 cm of double white cotton twill tape attached to top for easy removal.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
mercury: silver
rubber: orange
fabric: white
Inscriptions
"46 // RUSCH // WEST GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 78.5 cm. x Diam. : 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mercury in deteriorating rubber tubes; recommended for deaccessioning due to hazardous materials.
Research Facts
Mueller (1956) Cat. #BE-4560, p. 230
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esophageal bougie

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1277
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009040
Description
Long narrow 0.8-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie.
Accession Number
994009040
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- bougie -- esophageal
Description
Long narrow 0.8-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
mercury: silver
rubber: orange
Inscriptions
"24 // RUSCH // WEST GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 79.5 cm. x Diam. : 0.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mercury in deteriorating rubber tubes; recommended for deaccessioning due to hazardous materials.
Research Facts
Mueller (1956) Cat. #BE-4560, p. 230
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