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female catheter

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Dates
1974
circa 1974
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1981.2.4 a-b
Description
Catheter (a) is a long, hollow tube with an oval hole at one end and an opening at the other end, into which (b) is inserted; (b) contains a catheter guidewire.
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Accession Number
1981.2.4 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
Catheter (a) is a long, hollow tube with an oval hole at one end and an opening at the other end, into which (b) is inserted; (b) contains a catheter guidewire.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 5.0 mm
b - catheter insert - Size: Length 15.6 cm x Diam. 3.0 mm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Catherine Rekai, the widow of Dr. John Rekai.
Maker
Hevesy Surgical/Aesculap
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1974
circa 1974
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) marked with "HEVESY SURG // [logo] GERMANY 16"; (b) has the Aesculap symbol and "I & B KROME Made in Germany"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Aesculap catalogue, 1974, p. 259 (item #EF306C); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Rekai is one of the founders of the Central Hospital; he served at the Semelweiss Hospital, Budapest, from 1938–1948, and at Central Hospital from 1957–1978.
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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
993004122 a-b
Description
Metal #10 male catheter with simple wire insert Note: match for # 993.004.121
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Accession Number
993004122 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- male
Description
Metal #10 male catheter with simple wire insert
Note: match for # 993.004.121
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 27.0 cm. x Width 2.4 cm. x Diameter0.7 cm.
b - insert - Size: Length 30.0 cm. x Diameter0.1 cm.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped with Jetter & Scheerer logo, consisting of a caduceus (i.e., a sceptre with a snake wrapped around it forming an "S") topped by a pointed crown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sklar Products Surgical Instruments Catalog," 17th ed., 1967, p. 298, item 390-115; 993004121; CD #3
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Skene's urethral endoscopes

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Dates
1889
circa 1889
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1938.4.1 a-h
Description
Urethral endoscopes in a tin case (h) with a lid (g), consisting of (a) a large test tube, (b) large sheath with an oval window in the side, (c) a small test tube, (d) small sheath with bevelled opening at top, (e) large probe with slanted handle and tip, mirror on tip, and (f) small slanted probe…
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Accession Number
1938.4.1 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Endoscopy
Urology -- instrumentation
Physical Examination
Description
Urethral endoscopes in a tin case (h) with a lid (g), consisting of (a) a large test tube, (b) large sheath with an oval window in the side, (c) a small test tube, (d) small sheath with bevelled opening at top, (e) large probe with slanted handle and tip, mirror on tip, and (f) small slanted probe with mirror on tip.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - large test tube
b - large sheath
c - small test tube
d - small sheath
e - large probe
f - small probe
g - lid for case
h - case - Size - Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.75 cm x Depth 3.25 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown
Maker
Fletcher Mfg. Co
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1889
circa 1889
Material
plastic
glass
metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-10
Condition Remarks
#2: (a) glass tube shows moderate signs of use; minor scratches and nicks on about 20% of surface; (b) bakelite has some minor scratches at opening and minor discolouration at the bottom (slightly lighter brown); (c) glass tube shows signs of wear; brown patches near the bottom of the tube; scratches and some stains at the top; (d) bakelite has a small scratch near the opening, approx. 0.2 cm; (e) shows signs of use; several patches of unknown deposit; (f) shows signs of use on the bottom; scratches and some discolouration; patches of stains throughout; (h) box shows signs of use; scratches and discolouration over approx. 75%; minor rust along the seams of the lid; cotton is darker where the scopes were resting.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Tiemann catalogue, 1889, p. 344 (identical to Fig. 2861)
Research Facts
For inspecting the female urethra and bladder.
Exhibit History
On display in "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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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."
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