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aspirator trocar

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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997016050
Description
Aspirator trocar, which consists of a solid metal cylindrical shaft with a tip that is slightly larger in diameter and ends in a sharp point; the other end of the shaft has a round holding knob attached to it; there is also a cylindrical piece that fits around the main shaft and slides up and down …
Accession Number
997016050
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Drainage -- instrumentation
Suction -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Aspirator trocar, which consists of a solid metal cylindrical shaft with a tip that is slightly
larger in diameter and ends in a sharp point; the other end of the shaft has a round holding knob
attached to it; there is also a cylindrical piece that fits around the main shaft and slides up and
down between the end and the tip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-12
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.1 cm. x Diam. : 1.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
The trocar arrived attached to a display board with wire and glue gun adhesive; the metal shows minor wear and tarnishing, but no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. John Desmond; "Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments" by Codman
& Shurtleff, 1920, p. 109 (see attached photocopy)
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