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Dates
1932
circa 1932
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1966.4.2 a-l
Description
Cystoscope or prostatic knife punch in a wooden case (l), consisting of (a) multiple needle electrode; (b) hollow knife cover with a rounded tip, fits (d) and (h); (c) sheath with angular near tip, lit on convexity; (d) knife with hollow shaft, near end with squarish plate; (e) electrode carrier; (…
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Accession Number
1966.4.2 a-l
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Endoscopy
Urology -- instrumentation
Physical Examination
Description
Cystoscope or prostatic knife punch in a wooden case (l), consisting of (a) multiple needle electrode; (b) hollow knife cover with a rounded tip, fits (d) and (h); (c) sheath with angular near tip, lit on convexity; (d) knife with hollow shaft, near end with squarish plate; (e) electrode carrier; (f) obturator with bevelled solid tip and hexagonal handle; (g) electrode carrier (?); (h) knife with hollow shaft and squarish plate at near end; (i) lead covered in soft red rubber, one end with two contacts and the other end fitting (c); (j) missing? or perhaps a small metal fitting to insert into valve of (c); (k) lead covered in purple weave, one end fitting into (c), the other end with two contacts.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - multiple needle electrode - Size: Length 27.0 cm
b - knife cover - Size: Length 3.0 cm
c - sheath - Size: Length 22.5 cm
d - knife - Size: Length 20.5 cm
e - electrode carrier - Size: Length 22.2 cm
f - obturator - Size: Length 24.0 cm
g - electrode carrier (?) - Size: Length 21.1 cm
h - knife - Size: Length 20.5 cm
i - lead - Size: Length 177.8 cm
j - missing (?)
k - lead - Size: Length 177.8 cm
l - case - Size: Length 31.5 cm x Width 17.25 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Edwards of Newcastle.
Maker
Electro Surgical Instrument Co. (E.S.I.)
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1932
circa 1932
Material
rubber: red
fabric: purple; green
glass
wood: brown
metal; silver
Inscriptions
Plaque inside lid of case has, "Electro Surgical Instrument, Co. // Rochester, N.Y. U.S.A."; on (i): "PAT. JUNE 8, 1926"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-10
Condition Remarks
Case has faded square shape on top.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
See article in "Urology," April 1976, Vol. VII, No. 4, p. 423 (Fig. 10); CD #UHN
Images
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