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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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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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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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Sheftel urine sugar test kit

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Home Health Care
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Diagnosis
Urology
Accession Number
1973.2.6
Description
Sheftel urine sugar test kit consists of clear glass test tube, graduated at 1.5 cc; clear glass pipette with black rubber tip graduated at 0.25 cc and 0.13 cc; clear glass cylinder vial of (b) holds fifty (x50) blue tablets of copper sulfate compound (reagent) No. 1587 with black plastic screw cap…
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Accession Number
1973.2.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Home Health Care
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Diagnosis
Urology
MeSH Heading
Diabetes Mellitus
Diagnosis -- instrumentation
Description
Sheftel urine sugar test kit consists of clear glass test tube, graduated at 1.5 cc; clear glass pipette with black rubber tip graduated at 0.25 cc and 0.13 cc; clear glass cylinder vial of (b) holds fifty (x50) blue tablets of copper sulfate compound (reagent) No. 1587 with black plastic screw cap; clear glass cylinder vial (f) holds thirty (x30) white tablets of methenamine No. 1588 for timed burning with red plastic screw cap; clear glass rod with spoon end mounted with red rubber test tube cleaner at opposite end; khaki coloured paper sleeve holds paper colour chart with four green colour bars on both sides, one side is for chart for one tablet and the other is for two tablets; black plastic hinged case has textured top and bottom with sides cut at an angle and small silver metal push button used to open case; inside case mounted on top section a silver metal bar with custom metal grips to hold vials and other items; centre metal part includes a metal bar hanging down with open cirlce to hold test tube and bottom with a solid concave metal pan with scorch marks from previous buring of the reagents; embossed on the other lid section is the name of the product and manufacturers name; this plain section stores the instruction booklet and colour chart; instruction booklet provides photographs of each step and tips on testing the urine for sugar, how to read the colour chart and how to clean the test tube.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - case
b - copper sulphate tablets
c - pipette
d - glass vial
e - glass spoon
f - methenamine reagent tablets
g - colour chart in sleeve
h - instruction booklet
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Winston S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Maker
Eli Lilly and Company
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
U.S.A.
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Inscriptions
Embossed on case: "Lilly"; embossed inside case bottom: "URINE SUGAR TEST CASE // SHEFTEL // ELI LILLY AND COMPANY // INDIANA, U.S.A"; printed on booklet cover: "DIRECTIONS FOR USING // URINE SUGAR TEST CASE, // SHEFTEL // BASED ON A METHOD DEVISED BY A. G. SHEFTEL, M.D. // Prepared only by // ELI LILLY AND COMPANY INDIANAPOLIS 6, INDIANA, U.S.A."; on vial b: "60 REAGENT TABLETS No.1587 // COPPER SULPHATE COMPOUND // (For Urine Sugar Test, Sheftel); on vial f: "40 REAGENT TABLETS No.1588 // METHENAMINE // FOR TIMED BURING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Temporary Location
On exhibit at L-2016-9 Ontario Science Centre 3 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2018.
Length
a - 12.1 cm
b - 9.9 cm
c - 9.6 cm
d - 9.6 cm
e - 10.5 cm
f - 7.5 cm
g -10.9 cm
h - 10.3 cm
Width
a - 10.8 cm
c - 1.0 cm
e - 1.5 cm
g - 2.6 cm
h - 6.4 cm
Depth
a - 3.5 cm
h - 0.2 cm
Diameter
b - 2.5 cm
c - 0.7 cm
d - 1.5 cm
e - 0.7 cm
f - 1.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
g - colour chart in sleeve; chart is 10.0 cm x 2.2 cm h - instruction booklet closed
Condition Remarks
Paper sleeve for colour chart is missing upper corner of one side, shows liquid damage and stains; booklet shows liquid damage along bottom creating colour transfer of burgundy paper cover on white paper, shows stains and wrinkles
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Research Facts
Smithsonian's National Museum of American History: Lilly Urine Sugar Test Kit, Sheftel, Test Kit No. 6, 1940s. A diabetes manual from 1947 describes the kit as “a compact, portable set suitable for the handbag; it employs reagents in tablet form so there is no danger of spilling. It can be set up anywhere, and an accurate quantitative test for sugar can be run in five minutes.”
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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.
  1 image  
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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6586
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.
  1 image  
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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6642
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.
  1 image  
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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6644
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.
  1 image  
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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6646
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.
  1 image  
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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6648
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.
  1 image  
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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6650
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.
  1 image  
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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