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Brodie's-style male catheter

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
993004120 a-b
Description
Metal #10 male catheter with solid insert ending in flattened wire
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Accession Number
993004120 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 solid insert ending in flattened wire
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 27.5 cm. x Width 1.8 cm. x Diameter0.4 cm.
b - insert - Size: Length 27.5 cm. x Diameter1.5 cm.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer Corp.
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalog order # 40395
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on shaft: "KNY SCHEERER GERMANY 10"; and the J.F. Hartz Logo
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Kny-Scheerer Illustrations of Surgical Instruments," 21st ed., 1915, p. 4057; CD #7
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Coxeter prostatic catheter

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
993004121 a-b
Description
Metal #10 male catheter with simple wire insert Note: match for # 993.004.122
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Accession Number
993004121 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 # 993.004.122
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 26.0 cm. x Width 2.3 cm. x Diam. 0.5 cm.
b - insert - Size: Length 29.1 cm. x Diam. 0.1 cm.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalog order # 40395
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on shaft: "GERMANY" "10"
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; 993.004.122; CD #3
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cystoscope sheath & telescope

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Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013013 a-b
Description
An examining telescope with sheath; telescope has black plastic eyepiece with white lettering; eyepiece attaches to middle section with two flanges and a lock pin; a small knob extends outward at an angle from the middle section; tip has light source and lens; beak on sheath is concave; metal at to…
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Accession Number
996013013 a-b
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Cystoscopy -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- cystoscope
Description
An examining telescope with sheath; telescope has black plastic eyepiece with white lettering; eyepiece
attaches to middle section with two flanges and a lock pin; a small knob extends outward at
an angle from the middle section; tip has light source and lens; beak on sheath is concave; metal
at top is not shiny like metal of rods
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - examining telescope - Size: Length 31.1 cm. x Width 3.3 cm. x Depth 5.0 mm.
b - sheath - Size: Length 26.2 cm. x Width 6.3 cm. x Depth 6.0 mm.
Provenance
Used by Dr. J.A. Low at the Bladder Function Clinic, KGH, from 1965 to 1975
Maker
Richard Wolf G.M.B.H.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Date Remarks
Dates used in Bladder Clinic
Material
metal (metal?): silver
plastic: black
glass: clear
wire:
Inscriptions
Telescope: "lumina ["i" dotted with a star] // 100°, RICHARD WOLF G.M.B.H. 49956 MADE IN GERMANY";
sheath: "4773-17Ch"; trade mark shows a wolf grasping a telescope in its mouth
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-10
Condition Remarks
Pristine condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. James A. Low; see also 996.013.006-.016; CD #7
Research Facts
This appears to be a later model than the ACMI cystoscopes which date from the 1950's; used to examine
the urethra and bladder
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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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hydrocele trocars

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Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
993004127 a-j
Description
Set of four nested trocars with cannulae which store in hollow of handle; handle is pear-shaped with ridges; neck of handle has internal and external threading; hollow cylinder cover has one closed end, screws onto handle to encase nesting trocars
Accession Number
993004127 a-j
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Set of four nested trocars with cannulae which store in hollow of handle; handle is pear-shaped
with ridges; neck of handle has internal and external threading; hollow cylinder cover has one
closed end, screws onto handle to encase nesting trocars
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 9.0 cm. x Width 2.4 cm. x Depth 1.0 cm.
b - outside case - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
c - longest punch - Size: Length 8.5 cm. x Diameter0.5 cm.
d - sheath - Size: Length 6.5 cm. x Diameter5.5 cm.
e - punch - Size: Length 7.5 cm. x Diameter0.4 cm.
f - sheath - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Diameter0.4 cm.
g - punch - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
h - sheath - Size: Length 5.0 cm. x Diameter0.3 cm.
i - shortest punch - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Diameter0.1 cm.
j - sheath - Size: Length 4.5 cm. x Diameter1.5 cm.
Maker
A. S. Aloe Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Date Remarks
American Hospital Catalogue order # 40425
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on (b): "A.S. ALOE CO. // GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Condition Remarks
# 1: (a-b): shows wear; (e-h): tip corroded; (i-j): shaft & tip corroded; # 2: no damage; #3: rusty
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalog of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman and Shurtleff, ca 1920,
p. 111, item 4370
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
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Lowsley urethroscope

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
997034380 a-b
Description
A hollow black tube with distal end bevelled; attachment on proximal end has right and left parts and a control lever for a locking mechanism; obturator; long, bifurcated solid metal bars on distal end, condé tip; proximal end, a locing system that attaches to the urethroscope for introduction.
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Accession Number
997034380 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- urethroscope
Description
A hollow black tube with distal end bevelled; attachment on proximal end has right and left parts and a control lever for a locking mechanism; obturator; long, bifurcated solid metal bars on distal end, condé tip; proximal end, a locing system that attaches to the urethroscope for introduction.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - obturator - Size: Length 29.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - sheath - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Storz
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards.
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black; silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Condition Remarks
Slight discolouration on condé tip of obturator; staining on inside of hollow tube.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A.C.M.I. Cystoscopic, Urologic and Allied Diagnostic Instruments and High Frequency Apparatus" by American Cystoscope Makers, Inc., 1952, p. 92 (similar to items #259 and 259A) (see attached photocopy); C. Kelly, retired OR nurse; CD #2.
Research Facts
Used for examination of the urethra in conjunction with an obturator.
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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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Otis urethrotome

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Collection
Dr. A. Morales Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
004001004
Description
A metal instrument consisting of a long, thin shaft with measurement numbers on it measuring up to six inches; a wheel at the back turns to make the shaft split and expand; a round, flat dial on top has numbers from 15 to 45 and measures the length of the opening of the shaft; there is also a handl…
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Accession Number
004001004
Collection
Dr. A. Morales Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A metal instrument consisting of a long, thin shaft with measurement numbers on it measuring up to six inches; a wheel at the back turns to make the shaft split and expand; a round, flat dial on top has numbers from 15 to 45 and measures the length of the opening of the shaft; there is also a handle on the top that is pulled back to reveal a small blade that protrudes from the top of the shaft.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. A. Morales, KGH Urology Dept.
Maker
Kny-Scheerer Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"KNY Scheerer // Company" engraved on the dial.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Dimension Notes
Length 29.4 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Some wear; small, circular stains on length.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Morales's notes; CD #1.
Research Facts
Used to treat urethral strictures.
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urethral irrigator nozzle

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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
1986.12.3
Description
A threaded nozzle attaches to a guard and terminates in a tube (to which a rubber tube would attach the reservoir); self-locking mechanism to control the flow of liquid, with a ring lock to keep it open when desired.
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Accession Number
1986.12.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A threaded nozzle attaches to a guard and terminates in a tube (to which a rubber tube would attach the reservoir); self-locking mechanism to control the flow of liquid, with a ring lock to keep it open when desired.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. C. Filkin; miscellaneous items from the practice of her late husband, Dr. Armstrong, surgeon at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto.
Maker
Ingram and Bell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: silver; grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 18.0 cm x Width 9.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Guard and nozzle discoloured by the liquid (potassium permanganate?).
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 4022; Allen & Hanburys catalogue, 1905, p. 598; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Armstrong practised in Toronto from 1920 to 1950.
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1981.4.1 a-k
Description
Three urethroscopes of different sizes (a-f); (a,b) is size 23; (c,d) is size 21; (e,f) is size 25; each is a straight urethroscope with an obturator; (g) is a contact clamp; (h,i) are distal illuminators, made of metal with a glass lamp at one end, the other end threaded; (j) is a fabric-covered c…
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Accession Number
1981.4.1 a-k
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- urethroscope
Description
Three urethroscopes of different sizes (a-f); (a,b) is size 23; (c,d) is size 21; (e,f) is size 25; each is a straight urethroscope with an obturator; (g) is a contact clamp; (h,i) are distal illuminators, made of metal with a glass lamp at one end, the other end threaded; (j) is a fabric-covered conducting cord; all stored in a wooden case with fitted slots for the instruments; a metal label is nailed to the outside of the case.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a-b - urethroscope - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 8.0 mm
c-d - urethroscope - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 8.0 mm
e-f - urethroscope - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 8.0 mm
g - clamp - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 7.0 mm
h - illuminator - Size: Length 13.5 cm
i - illuminator - Size: Length 13.5 cm
j - cord - Size: Length 1.8 m
k - case - Size: Length 24.1 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Gordon Edmund, R.O.M.
Maker
Sass Wolf & Co.
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Material
metal: silver
fabric: red; blue
wood: light brown
glass: clear
Inscriptions
On metal label on outside of case: "LAMERIS // °—UTRECHT—° // INSTRUMENTEN"; label on inside of lid reads, "Sass Wolf & Co // G.m.b.h. //Berlin N. 24 // Oranienburgerstn 63"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-11
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used by Dr. Gordon Edmund during WW II in Holland and Germany when he was a lab tech. in the British Army.
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Van Buren's urethral dilating sound

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Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1973.5.13
Description
Elongated chrome-plated rod slightly bent at one end, with a blunt tip, and with a flattened handle at the other.
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Accession Number
1973.5.13
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
Description
Elongated chrome-plated 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
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Logo: caduceus with crown above; "FR. 28"; "THE J.F. HARTZ CO."; "CHROME // GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-13
Dimension Notes
Length 29.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer Catalogue, 1915, p. 4052 (identical to item #D/-2638); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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Van Buren's urethral dilating sound

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Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1973.5.14
Description
Elongated chrome-plated rod slightly bent at one end, with a blunt tip, and with a flattened handle at the other.
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Accession Number
1973.5.14
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
Description
Elongated chrome-plated 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
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Logo: a caduceus with a crown above; "FR. // 22"; "THE J.F. HARTZ CO. // CHROME"; "MADE IN GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-13
Dimension Notes
Length 27.75 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer Catalogue, 1915, p. 4052 (identical to item #D/-2638); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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Van Buren's urethral dilating sound

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Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1973.5.15
Description
Elongated chrome-plated rod slightly bent at one end, with a blunt tip, and with a flattened handle at the other.
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Accession Number
1973.5.15
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
Description
Elongated chrome-plated 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 Col.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"FR. // 26"; "CHROME PLATED // JETTER & SCHEERER CO. // GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-13
Dimension Notes
Length 28.75 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer Catalogue, 1915, p. 4052 (identical to item #D/-2638); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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Van Buren's urethral sound

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1974.11.10
Description
A long, thin, cylindrical rod with a curve at one end and a flattened opposite end.
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Accession Number
1974.11.10
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
Description
A long, thin, cylindrical rod with a curve at one end and a flattened opposite end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: North Lambton Medical Group, Arkona, Ont. (Dr. S. Trapp), via Dr. L. Levine; instruments from the practice of Dr. P. R. Urie of Watford, Ont.
Maker
Kny-Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
On flattened end: "A // [logo] // E F // 10 19"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Dimension Notes
Length 26.5 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Discoloured and spotted with rust over entire length.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer Catalogue, p. 4054; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Percy Russell Urie was a 1919 Queen's graduate;
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Van Buren's urethral sound

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1974.11.12
Description
A long, thin, cylindrical rod with a curve at one end and a flattened opposite end.
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Accession Number
1974.11.12
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
Description
A long, thin, cylindrical rod with a curve at one end and a flattened opposite end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: North Lambton Medical Group, Arkona, Ont. (Dr. S. Trapp), via Dr. L. Levine; instruments from the practice of Dr. P. R. Urie of Watford, Ont.
Maker
Kny-Scheerer Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On flattened end: "A // 17 // [logo] // E F // 15 26"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Dimension Notes
Length 26.5 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Sound is discoloured and spotted with rust over entire length.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer Catalogue, 1915, p. 4054; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Percy Russell Urie was a 1919 Queen's graduate; this sound is a size 17 American, size 26 French, and size 15 English; it is quite possible that this is a Van Buren sound.
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Van Buren's urethral sound

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1974.11.14
Description
A long, thin, cylindrical rod with a curve at one end and a flattened opposite end.
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Accession Number
1974.11.14
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
Description
A long, thin, cylindrical rod with a curve at one end and a flattened opposite end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: North Lambton Medical Group, Arkona, Ont. (Dr. S. Trapp), via Dr. L. Levine; instruments from the practice of Dr. P. R. Urie of Watford, Ont.
Maker
Kny-Scheerer Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On flattened end: "A // 18 // [logo] // E F // 16 27"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Dimension Notes
Length 27.0 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The sound is discoloured and spotted with rust over the entire length.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer Catalogue, 1915, p. 4054; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Percy Russell Urie was a 1919 Queen's graduate; this is a size 18 of the American, size 16 of the English, and size 27 of the French scale; it appears to be a Van Buren sound..
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Van Buren's urethral sound

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1974.11.16
Description
A long, thin, cylindrical rod with a curve at one end and a flattened opposite end.
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Accession Number
1974.11.16
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
Description
A long, thin, cylindrical rod with a curve at one end and a flattened opposite end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: North Lambton Medical Group, Arkona, Ont. (Dr. S. Trapp), via Dr. L. Levine; instruments from the practice of Dr. P. R. Urie of Watford, Ont.
Maker
Kny-Scheerer Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On flattened end: "A [?] // [logo] // E F // 17 28"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Dimension Notes
Length 26.8 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Sound is discoloured and spotted with rust over entire length.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer Catalogue, 1915, p. 4054; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Percy Russell Urie was a 1919 Queen's graduate; this sound is a size 28 French and size 17 English (no equivalent American size); it is quite possibly a van Buren sound.
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Van Buren's urethral sound

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1974.11.18
Description
A long, thin, cylindrical rod with a curve at one end and a flattened opposite end.
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Accession Number
1974.11.18
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
Description
A long, thin, cylindrical rod with a curve at one end and a flattened opposite end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: North Lambton Medical Group, Arkona, Ont. (Dr. S. Trapp), via Dr. L. Levine; instruments from the practice of Dr. P. R. Urie of Watford, Ont.
Maker
Kny-Scheerer Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On flattened end: "A // 19 // [logo] // E F // – 29"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Dimension Notes
Length 27.0 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Coating is uneven; spotted with rust over entire length.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer Catalogue, 1915, p. 4054; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Percy Russell Urie was a 1919 Queen's graduate; this sound is size 19 American, size 29 French, and with no English equivalent; it is quite possible that this is a Van Buren sound.
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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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