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lithotomy dilator

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1940.4.1
Description
Solid steel bullet-shaped dilator, bent.
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Accession Number
1940.4.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Urology -- instrumentation
Calculi
MM= Dilatation -- dilator
Description
Solid steel bullet-shaped dilator, bent.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Newton Albert Powell (d. 1935)
Maker
Young
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 30.3 cm x Width 2.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Powell died in 1935; this material might have been a bequest
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set of catheters

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1979.13.1
Description
A set of 13 urinary catheters of different sizes in a wooden case; metal strips hold the catheters in the case.
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Accession Number
1979.13.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary catheterization
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A set of 13 urinary catheters of different sizes in a wooden case; metal strips hold the catheters in the case.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.B. Sprague.
Maker
Medical Supply Association
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-14
Condition Remarks
Dirty, sticky, discoloured.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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set of catheters

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Dates
1872
circa 1872
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1930.2.1 a-n
Description
Set of silver catheters (a-l) in graduated sizes with probes in a leather case (m,n) shaped like a catheter and lined with blue velvet.
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Accession Number
1930.2.1 a-n
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary catheterization
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
Set of silver catheters (a-l) in graduated sizes with probes in a leather case (m,n) shaped like a catheter and lined with blue velvet.
Number Of Parts
14
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 30.5 cm
b - catheter - Size: Length 28.0 cm
c - catheter - Size: Length 25.4 cm
d - catheter - Size: Length 20.3 cm
e - catheter - Size: Length 17.8 cm
f - catheter - Size: Length 15.2 cm
g - catheter - Size: Length 12.7 cm
h - catheter - Size: Length 10.2 cm
i - catheter - Size: Length 7.6 cm
j - catheter - Size: Length 5.1 cm
k - catheter - Size: Length 2.5 cm
l - catheter
m - case top - Size: Length 34.5 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
n - case bottom - Size: Length 34.5 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Frederick LeMaitre Grassett; owned by Dr. F. LeM. Grasett.
Maker
Young
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1872
circa 1872
Date Remarks
Owner won the catheter set as a prize in 1872, according to plaque on cover of case.
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
Plaque on case reads, "University of Edinburgh Prize in Clinical Surgery awarded to Frederick LeM Grassett, 28th March - 1872"; on bottom of case: "YOUNG, EDINBURGH"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-14
Condition Remarks
Tarnished; #2: metal is tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Bequeathed by Dr. F. LeM. Grasett: "I wish the case of silver catheters in my cupboard, in my Library, gained by me as a first prize in Clinical Surgery in my third year against all the fourth year men--it was the first examination held by Lister after his coming to Edinburgh in 1872 . . . to be given to the Academy of Medicine . . ."
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