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Caulk's prostatic cautery punch

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1957.3.1 a-k
Description
Prostatic cautery punch, consisting of (a) needle in a long, angular handle that can hold a syringe; (b) straight sheath with a slight curve near a tapered, blunt tip; (c) punch tube, sharp, hollow at tip, small handle at 90° to tube, short cord, and has a heated cutting edge; (d) obturator; (e) as…
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Accession Number
1957.3.1 a-k
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Cautery
Description
Prostatic cautery punch, consisting of (a) needle in a long, angular handle that can hold a syringe; (b) straight sheath with a slight curve near a tapered, blunt tip; (c) punch tube, sharp, hollow at tip, small handle at 90° to tube, short cord, and has a heated cutting edge; (d) obturator; (e) aspirating bulb and nozzle; (f) stylet (?), a long, straight wire with a loop at one end and threaded at the other; (g) a brown, cloth-covered cord; one end has two contacts for a battery, and the other end fits to (i); (h) stylet (?), a long, straight wire with a loop at one end and threaded at the other; (i) light bulb and swinging lens, fits to cord (g) and light holder on (b); (j) black rubber (?) cord; (k) brown wooden case, crude and lightweight; a few pieces of wood are nailed into the bottom as compartments.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - needle - Size: Length 26.0 cm
b - sheath - Size: Length 25.5 cm
c - punch tube - Size: Length 22.5 cm
d - obturator - Size: Length 22.75 cm
e - bulb and nozzle - Size: Length 28.0 cm
f - stylet - Size: Length 26.5 cm
g - cord - Size: Length 193.0 cm
h - stylet - Size: Length 26.5 cm
i - light bulb
j - cord
k - case - Size: Length 36.5 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 5.75 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. W.P. Hogarth of Fort William, Ont.
Maker
Wm. A. Phillips, Medical and Dental Electrical Specialties
Site Made (City)
St. Louis
Site Made (State)
Missouri
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
rubber (?): black; reddish brown
glass
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-8
Condition Remarks
Note that (a-j) do not fit well in case; #2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Urology," Vol. VII No. 4, April 1976, p. 417, fig. 6; CD #UHN
Research Facts
This is a modification of Young's punch; prostatic cautery punch for operation on high frequency electrical current.
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Neiswanger's prostatic cataphoric electrode

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Dates
1900
1978
1900-1978
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1978.28.6
Description
A curved bakelite rod with a broken-off tip and circular, flat, disk-like handle at the other end.
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Accession Number
1978.28.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Electric Stimulation Therapy
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A curved bakelite rod with a broken-off tip and circular, flat, disk-like handle at the other end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.S. Barker of Brantford, Ont.
Maker
McIntosh
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1978
1900-1978
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
plastic: black
rubber (?)
Inscriptions
On disk-like handle, in logo form: a large "M" with a "c" above it and "TO" below; to its left is "IN" and to its right is "SH"; below this is "CHICAGO".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-2
Dimension Notes
Length 17.8 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber - may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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urinometer and graduated cylinder

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Collection
Dr. James V. Gallivan Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
007024008 a-b
Description
Glass urinometer (a) composed of a mercury bulb, hollow hydrometer and stem with a paper specific gravity measurement scale; mecury and stopper loose within hydrometer; with a clear glass footed graduated cylinder (b).
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Accession Number
007024008 a-b
Collection
Dr. James V. Gallivan Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis -- instrumentation
Specific Gravity
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- specific gravity testing
Description
Glass urinometer (a) composed of a mercury bulb, hollow hydrometer and stem with a paper specific gravity measurement scale; mecury and stopper loose within hydrometer; with a clear glass footed graduated cylinder (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - graduated cylinder - Length 15.2cm x Diam 5.6cm
b - urinometer - Length 13.1cm x Diam 1.0cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. James V. Gallivan; donated to museum by his grand-daughter Anne MacDonald.
Maker
Glasco
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream
mercury: silver
rubber: red
Inscriptions
Printed on paper: "GLASCO // URINOMETER TEMP 60F MADE IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-11
Condition Remarks
Mercury has leaked into the hydrometer from bulb
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
File
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Remarks in donor file; Skinner, Susan, "Understanding clinical investigations: a quick reference manual," Balliere Tindall, 2005, November 5, 2009;
Research Facts
Dr. James V. Gallivan was a graduate of the Queen's University Medical School Class of 1904; he practiced medicine in Peterborough Ontario; he made his own foot powder, gargle and camphor ointment; the specific gravity of urine indicates the quality of dissolved substances present in urine.
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