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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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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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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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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 speculum

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034463 a-b
Description
Esophageal speculum with one light carrier consists of: (a) an oval, long hollow tube with a solid square bar at proximal end perpendicular to scope; and (b) a solid long tube with a screw to hold in place.
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Accession Number
997034463 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum
Description
Esophageal speculum with one light carrier consists of: (a) an oval, long hollow tube with a solid square bar at proximal end perpendicular to scope; and (b) a solid long tube with a screw to hold in place.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - scope - Size: Length 22.2 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
b - light carrier - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Pfau's American Instrument Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"PFAU'S AMER. INSTR. CO. GERMANY 22 cm. 9X13 m/m. H PFAU" stamped into metal of scope.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Condition Remarks
One small spot of rust on solid bar where screw is attached.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," Geo. P. Pilling and Son, 1932, p. 91 (similar to item #J2542)
Research Facts
This was used to examine the esophagus.
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Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009011 a-i
Description
Long narrow hinged wooden box with custom fittings holds an esophagoscope, suction syringe,two light guides, package of two light bulbs, and rubber ball with pair of long leads.
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Accession Number
994009011 a-i
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- esophagoscope
Description
Long narrow hinged wooden box with custom fittings holds an esophagoscope, suction syringe,two light guides, package of two light bulbs, and rubber ball with pair of long leads.
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 86.7 cm. x Width 12.3 cm. x Depth 9.3 cm.
b - box compartment lid - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Width 6.0 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
c - instrument - Size: Length 81.5 cm. x Width 6.3 cm. x Depth 5.5 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
d - inflatable attachment - Size: Length 225.5 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Diameter0.5 cm.
e - syringe barrel - Size: Length 8.2 cm. x Width 7.0 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm. x Diameter1.5 cm.
ee - syringe plunger - Size: Length 8.0 cm. x Width 2.5 cm. x Depth 1.1 cm.
f-g - spare light guides x 2 - Size: Length 6.5 cm. x Diameter1.2 cm.
h - spare lights, pkg. - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Width 5.4 cm. x Depth 1.5 cm.
Provenance
Used a Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Genito-Urinary Mfg. Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Inscriptions
On plate: "GENITO-URINARY // - MFG. CO. LTD. - // 28A-33-34 DEVONSHIRE STREET, // LONDON, W.I. ENGLAND // GENITO // LONDON // URINARY"; on rubber bulb: "ENGLISH MAKE // STERILIZABLE // 'G-U' // BRAND"; on instrument: "PATENT // NO. 548462 // 8064 // 'M.B.'"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-6
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber badly cracked; #3: severe rubber damage
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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
2000.2.1 a-k
Description
Leather kit (a) with three hinges, three latches and plastic handle; esophagoscope (b) is a upside down L-shaped and is made up of a long hollow tube with both ends open; dilator (c) with a cylindrical articulated end with a flexible cone-shaped rubber tip; magnifier (d) for the scope attachment co…
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Accession Number
2000.2.1 a-k
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
Leather kit (a) with three hinges, three latches and plastic handle; esophagoscope (b) is a upside down L-shaped and is made up of a long hollow tube with both ends open; dilator (c) with a cylindrical articulated end with a flexible cone-shaped rubber tip; magnifier (d) for the scope attachment contains lens on both ends of the cylincal tubing; cleaning brush (e) is a long tube with a brush tip; light carrier (f-g) with the end attaching to a light bulb; electrodes (h-i) with a pointy metal tip and a cylindrical body; power cord (j) for the electrodes with a dial measuring from 0 to 25; black wire (k) with two electrodes on one end and a metal cylindrical articulated end.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - box (closed) - Size: Length 81.0 cm x Width 14.2 cm x Depth 8.0 cm
b - esophagoscope - Size: Length 53.5 cm x Width 11.0 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
c - dilator - Size: Length 75.2 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
d - magnifier - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
e - cleaning brush - Size: Length 66.8 cm x Diam 1.4 cm
f - light carrier - Size: Length 53.0 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
g - light carrier - Size: Length 53.0 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
h - electrode - Size: Length 5.6 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
i - electrode - Size: Length 5.6 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
j - power cord - Size: 2.15 m x Width 5.9 cm x Depth 5.2 cm
k - black wire - Size: Length 2.63 m x Diam 0.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Eder Instrument Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Material
leather: black
metal: sliver
rubber: black
plastic: black
fabric: black
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Printed ribbon: "EDER HUFFORD ESOPHAGOSCOPE // Mfg. by // EDER INSTRUMENT COMPANY // CHICAGO; printed on power cord: "EDER INSTRUMENT CO. // CHICAGO, ILLINOIS // FOR USE ON // 115 V.A.C. 60 C."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-7
Condition Remarks
Shows minor corrosion on dialator; covering peeling from black wire.
Copy Type
Original
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flexible examining gastroscope

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Dates
1910
1940
circa 1910-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1976.2.2
Description
Observing gastroscope with focusing ocular, electrical post for lamp, screw post for insufflator; fine slits in flexible section near objective for insufflation; comes in a velvet-lined case with various accessories.
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Accession Number
1976.2.2
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
Observing gastroscope with focusing ocular, electrical post for lamp, screw post for insufflator; fine slits in flexible section near objective for insufflation; comes in a velvet-lined case with various accessories.
Part Names
case - Size: Length 78.5 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 7.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Sister Janet, Director, St. Joseph's Hospital, Toronto.
Maker
O. P. L.
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1910
1940
circa 1910-1940
Material
fabric: blue
rubber:
glass:
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-7
Condition Remarks
Operable; #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. 45, WI 141.P173
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Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009012 a-k
Description
Long narrow black hinged case has custom-fitted black velvet compartments to hold a transesophagoscopic-flexible gastroscope with power source, cord and plug, brush and attachments; with light, catheter, flexible tip for main rod with handle plus instruction booklet; main rod and power source has S…
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Accession Number
994009012 a-k
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- gastroscope
Description
Long narrow black hinged case has custom-fitted black velvet compartments to hold a transesophagoscopic-flexible gastroscope with power source, cord and plug, brush and attachments; with light, catheter, flexible tip for main rod with handle plus instruction booklet; main rod and power source has S.I.U. (Special Investigative Unit) hand-engraved on it.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 82.5 cm. x Width 17.0 cm. x Depth 0.9 cm.
b - power source - Size: Length 13.0 cm. x Width 0.6 cm. x Depth 5.4 cm.
b - cord length - Size: Length 240.0 cm. x Diameter0.7 cm.
c - cord - Size: Length 252.0 cm. x Diameter0.5 cm.
d - plug - Size: Length 11.4 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm.
e - instruction booklet - Size: Length 23.0 cm. x Width 14.0 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm.
f - brush - Size: Length 7.0 cm. x Width 1.5 cm. x Diameter0.2 cm.
g - double barrel - Size: Length 9.4 cm. x Width 3.2 cm. x Diameter1.1 cm.
h - light attachment - Size: Length 54.0 cm. x Width 0.3 cm. x Diameter0.2 cm.
i - catheter - Size: Length 65.0 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Diameter0.4 cm.
j - flexible insert - Size: Length 75.5 cm. x Width 0.2 cm. x Diameter0.3 cm.
k - main rod - Size: Length 54.0 cm. x Width 11.5 cm. x Diameter1.3 cm.
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Eder Instrument Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Material
wood: black
metal: silver; grey; black
fabric: black
rubber: black
plastic: black; pale grey
paper: blue; black; white
Inscriptions
On power source: "EDER // INSTRUMENT CO., INC. // 2293 N. CLYBOURN AVE. // CHICAGO, ILL. 60614 // MODEL NO. 201 // VOLTAGE 115 60 C // S.I.U."; on cover of booklet: "SUGGESTED GUIDE // FOR THE // TRANS-ESOPHAGOSCOPIC // FLEXIBLE // GASTROSCOPE // WITH MOVABLE SCANNING MIRROR // AND MOVABLE FLEXIBLE TIP - BERNSTEIN MODIFICATION // MODEL 5-B, 5-C, AND 5-BL // EDER INSTRUMENT CO., INC. // 2293 N. Clybourn Avenue // Chicago 14, Illinois // Eastgate 7-2131"
Permanent Location
(a-d, f-k) Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-3
(e) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Condition Remarks
#2: Rubber requires special treatment.
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intestinal clamp

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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
992070019 a-b
Description
Pair of steel bowel clamps in excellent condition; plain design, one piece; parallel ridges parallel to blades.
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Accession Number
992070019 a-b
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp -- intestinal
Description
Pair of steel bowel clamps in excellent condition; plain design, one piece; parallel ridges parallel to blades.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
Size: Length 18.2 cm. x Width 8.0 cm. x Depth 0.7 cm.
Provenance
Queen's Archives / KGH Archives.
Maker
The J. F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on outside of handle: "HARTZ"; stamped on inside of handle: "8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Research Facts
Frank S. Betz Co. Reconstruction Bulletin, Hammond, Indiana, 1918: pg. 9, catalogue no. 3T2261
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intestinal suture tube

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1979.21.22
Description
A curved glass tube contains alcohol, a paper label, and a curved needle attached to a roll of catgut.
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Accession Number
1979.21.22
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
A curved glass tube contains alcohol, a paper label, and a curved needle attached to a roll of catgut.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
Davis & Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
catgut: yellow
paper: yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Dimension Notes
Length 11.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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Murphy's oval anastomosis button

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1934.5.5 a-b
Description
Anastomosis button consisting of (a) key to open the button, inserted into the top slot and pushed down to release; and (b) button, the bottom part of which has a spring-loaded centre band; (a) is attached to (b) with a string.
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Accession Number
1934.5.5 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Anastomosis, Surgical
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Anastomosis button consisting of (a) key to open the button, inserted into the top slot and pushed down to release; and (b) button, the bottom part of which has a spring-loaded centre band; (a) is attached to (b) with a string.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - key
b - button - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 1.75 cm x Depth 1.6 cm (closed)
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Edward Allister McCulloch.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
fabric: brown
Inscriptions
The number "68" or "89" on key and upper and lower pieces of button.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
See Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 2053 (identical to item # B/-1580, but possibly not silverplated)
Research Facts
Used for gastroenterostomy.
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Murphy's round anastomosis button

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5532
Dates
1915
1930
circa 1915-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1962.1.8
Description
Small, round nickel-plated brass anastomosis button made of two pieces; one piece, with a spring-loaded centre band, screws into the other piece, which has a central threaded (female) cylinder; stored in a glass pill vial.
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Accession Number
1962.1.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Anastomosis, Surgical
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Small, round nickel-plated brass anastomosis button made of two pieces; one piece, with a spring-loaded centre band, screws into the other piece, which has a central threaded (female) cylinder; stored in a glass pill vial.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. H. A. S. Vokes.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
1930
circa 1915-1930
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Worn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Kny Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 2052 (identical to item #B/-1569)
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Ochsner's gall bladder trocar

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5823
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1969.222.10 a-b
Description
Trocar (a), a long, thin shaft with a point at the end, which fits into the director (b), such that the pointed end sticks out of the bnottom; the director has an extra outlet at a 45° angle from it.
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Accession Number
1969.222.10 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Trocar (a), a long, thin shaft with a point at the end, which fits into the director (b), such that the pointed end sticks out of the bnottom; the director has an extra outlet at a 45° angle from it.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - trocar - Size: Length 12.4 cm
b - director - Size: Length 10.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Copy Type
Original
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Paul's colotomy clamp

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Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1983.22.12
Description
A plier-like instrument with a set screw at the handle end; handles cross over and are held by a screw, then both turn out to form a circular shape; then straighten out to form two long pieces that clamp together.
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Accession Number
1983.22.12
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 -- clamp -- intestinal
Description
A plier-like instrument with a set screw at the handle end; handles cross over and are held by a screw, then both turn out to form a circular shape; then straighten out to form two long pieces that clamp together.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W. W. H. Rudd of Toronto.
Maker
Down Bros.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 17.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
Research Facts
From the effects of the donor's father, Dr. M. S. K. Rudd, who had a hospital on St. Clair Avenue in Toronto.
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stomach tube funnel

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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
1969.392.1
Description
Rubber funnel with a bakelite (?) attachment for tubing at the neck end.
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Accession Number
1969.392.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Stomach Lavage
Suction
Irrigation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Rubber funnel with a bakelite (?) attachment for tubing at the neck end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Davol
Site Made (City)
Providence
Site Made (State)
Rhode Island
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
rubber: brown
plastic: black
Inscriptions
On funnel: "DAVOL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 8.7 cm x Diam. 9.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
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stomach tube with bulb and funnel

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7617
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1979.21.48
Description
Square cardboard box contains a red rubber funnel attached to a red rubber tube; there is a bulb in the middle of the tube; there is a tiny slit near the open end of the tube.
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Accession Number
1979.21.48
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Suction -- instrumentation
Gastric Lavage
Description
Square cardboard box contains a red rubber funnel attached to a red rubber tube; there is a bulb in the middle of the tube; there is a tiny slit near the open end of the tube.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 18.8 cm x Width 18.8 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
b - stomach tube - Size: Length 1.61 m
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
rubber: red
cellophane: clear
cardboard: black; white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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Von Petz intestinal stomach suture apparatus

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3488
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034012 a-j
Description
Stomach suture apparatus, which consists of (a) a large, heavy, double-handled, double-bladed clamp with box joint handles that pull away from each other to open upper blade to display 23 pairs of narrow rectangular slots that hold suture clips on bottom blade; two thumb-printed, wide serrated base…
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Accession Number
997034012 a-j
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Surgical Staplers
Sutures
Gastrectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
MM= Ligation and Suture -- stapler
Description
Stomach suture apparatus, which consists of (a) a large, heavy, double-handled, double-bladed clamp with box joint handles that pull away from each other to open upper blade to display 23 pairs of narrow rectangular slots that hold suture clips on bottom blade; two thumb-printed, wide serrated based screws hold blades to handles; small square opening at back of lower blade; there is a four-sided sliding bar with serrations on top side inside lower blade, lying flush to the distal end; (b) filling rack, which has a flat rectangular base with rounded corners; two perpendicular squares with rounded upper edges are attached to the base 1.5 cm apart; (c) filling pin, which is a cylindrical handle with a rounded proximal end; distal end tapers to a flat blade; (d) filling tweezer, which consists of two pieces of metal attached at the end with grooved grips on the outer edges; (e) screwdriver, which is made of one piece of metal and has a flat-head screwdriver end; this flares out to rounded edges; the handle is an elongated teardrop shape; (f) additional closing clamp, which consists of a one-piece U-shaped base with an open centre; top of U is closed off with a six-sided solid piece of metal that has four flat outer edges and a rounded top; threaded bar that extends from the handle into an open wedge has a flat turning handle with flat top and bottom and rounded edges, with a hole in the centre; distal end of threaded bar has attached square six-sided piece of metal located inside wedge; surface is concave with a screw in the centre and a hole punched in the left side; (g) gear wheel, which has a handle that looks like a boat steering wheel; five flat gripping knobs with rounded edges are attached, equally spaced, to outer edge of the wheel; five support bars equally spaced apart run to centre of wheel, leaving five equally-spaced openings; centre of wheel has six-sided bolt that secures rounded, protruding shaft to wheel; distal end of shaft is square-sided and has a rounded end; (i) suture clip box bottom is a clear, plastic rectangular-shaped bottom with rounded corners; the sides turn upwards from the bottom and the top is open; in the box there are 100 German silver suture clips, measuring 0.7 cm wide x 0.6 cm deep; the clip is a band of metal with both ends bent up to an approximate 80 deg angle, with sharp tapered sides; a clear plastic, rectangular-shaped lid (h) with rounded corners and edges that turn downwards to fit snugly over box bottom; (j) wooden storage case, consisting of a rectangular wooden case with an attached lid; swivel-drawer-like handle is mounted between two small knob-like posts bolted to outside lid of box; lid is secured to box with two hinges; on box front are two latches shaped like question marks, with finger lever on top to open and close over bolt on each side of lid; these two latches are attached to box with screws; centre front of box has a keyhole with attached keys; inside the box are two storage racks with a lidded storage area in bottom of box.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - intestinal suturing apparatus - Size: Length 38.0 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 17.0 cm
b - filling rack - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
c - flling pin - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
d - filling tweezer - Size: Length 10.5 x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
e - screwdriver - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
f - additional closing clamp - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
g - gear wheel - Size: Depth 10.1 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
h - suture clip box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
i - suture clip box lid - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
j - wooden case - Size: Length 41.5 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 13.5 cm
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Stamped into one handle: "D"; on front of handle is stamped the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake wrapped around a caduceus rod with a crown above and the letters "AESCULAP"; on the other handle is stamped "INGRAM & BELL, GERMANY // STAINLESS"; also stamped into the handles is "82b"; stamped into each handle on inner side is the number "10"; on blade front, stamped into the metal and screws at each end of the blade, near the square opening, is a measurement scale with increment lines and the numbers 1 through 23; also engraved into the metal: "# 2"; on blade back is a measurement scale with increment lines and the numbers 1 through 23 stamped into the metal; "# 2" is engraved in the metal in two places; (j) on the inside lid: "AESCULAP"; and "INGRAM & BELL // LIMITED // TORONTO // MONTREAL WINNIPEG CALGARY VANCOUVER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-8
Condition Remarks
Metal shows some wear; scratches and denting of the metal; minor discolouration; parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"General Surgical Catalog," by Aesculap, Tuttlingen, Germany, 1982, p. 303 (please see attached photocopy; items EA501, EA 503-506, BD302, LX269)
Research Facts
First part: intestinal and stomach suturing apparatus; stomach resection, Billroth II method, with front or rear gastrojejunostomy (see photocopy: Abb.1 and Abb.1A); second part: further isolation of stomach up to the upper third by ligatures on both curvatures; provisional occlusion of the stomach at the envisaged resection line, using the suture apparatus (see photocopy, Abb.2); third part: separation of the aboral part (the portion to be resected) of the stomach (see photocopy, Abb.3a); formation of a gastrojejunostomy with or without stomach clamp; after application of the rear Lembert ligature, the temporary clip ligature can be cut open with scissors and the gastric lumen reopened (see photocopy, Abb.3).
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Von Petz intestinal stomach suture apparatus

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3487
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034013 a-h
Description
Stomach suture apparatus, which consists of (a) a large, heavy, double-handled, double-bladed clamp with box joint handles that pull away from each other to open upper blade to display 23 pairs of narrow rectangular slots that hold suture clips on bottom blade; two thumb-printed, wide serrated base…
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Accession Number
997034013 a-h
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Surgical Staplers
Sutures
Gastrectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
MM= Ligation and Suture -- stapler
Description
Stomach suture apparatus, which consists of (a) a large, heavy, double-handled, double-bladed clamp with box joint handles that pull away from each other to open upper blade to display 23 pairs of narrow rectangular slots that hold suture clips on bottom blade; two thumb-printed, wide serrated based screws hold blades to handle; small square opening at back of lower blade; there is a four-sided sliding bar with serrations on top side inside lower blade, lying flush to the distal end; (b) filling rack, which has a flat rectangular base with rounded corners; two perpendicular squares with rounded upper edges are attached to the base 1.6 cm apart; (c) filling pin, which is a cylindrical handle with a rounded proximal end; distal end tapers to a flat blade; (d) additional closing clamp, which consists of a one-piece U-shaped base with an open centre; top of U is closed off with a six-sided solid piece of metal that has a flat bottom and rounded tip and sides; threaded bar that extends from the handle into an open wedge has a flat, oval-shaped handle with depressed sides for gripping; distal end of threaded bar has attached six-sided piece of metal located inside wedge; underside is concave; one screw on one side; (e) gear wheel, which is an octagon-shaped solid piece of metal with a screw that secures protruding shaft to wheel; distal end of shaft is square-sided and has a flat bottom; (g) suture clip box, which is a clear plastic rectangular-shaped bottom with rounded corners; the sides turn upwards from the bottom and the top is open; in the box there are 300 German silver suture clips; a clear plastic, rectangular-shaped lid (f) with rounded corners and edges that turn downwards to fit snugly over box bottom; encapsulated instruction sheet (h).
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - intestinal suturing apparatus - Size: Length 38.0 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 17.0 cm
b - filling rack - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
c - flling pin - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
d - additional closing clamp - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
e - gear wheel - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 6.3 cm
f - suture clip box lid - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
g - suture clip box - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Stamped into handle are the words, "Lawton // STAINLESS // GERMANY"; measurement scale with increment lines and numbers from 1 to 23 are stamped into the metal; #1 engraved twice on lower jaw of instrument; on other side, #1 is engraved on upper jaw of instrument; (c) "STAINLESS" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
(a-g) Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-8
(h) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Condition Remarks
Metal shows some wear; scratches and denting of the metal; minor discolouration; parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
"General Surgical Catalog," by Aesculap, Tuttlingen, Germany, 1982, p. 303 (please see attached photocopy; items EA501, EA 504, EA 505, EA 506, EA 550/BL 906C); stored in box 997.034.012(j)
Research Facts
First part: gastrointestinal suturing apparatus; stomach resection, Billroth II method, with front or rear gastrojejunostomy (see photocopy: Abb.1 and Abb.1A); second part: further isolation of stomach up to the upper third by ligatures on both curvatures; provisional occlusion of the stomach at the envisaged resection line, using the suture apparatus (see photocopy, Abb.2); third part: separation of the aboral part (the portion to be resected) of the stomach (see photocopy, Abb.3a); formation of a gastrojejunostomy with or without stomach clamp; after application of the Lembert ligature, the temporary clip ligature can be cut open with scissors and the gastric lumen reopened (see photocopy, Abb.3).
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