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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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Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013041 a-b
Description
An infusion pump contained in an olive green metal box mounted on four grey rubber feet; box is rectangular and has vents on each of the short sides; front side of box has pale metal label bolted on which displays a number grid; top of box has a white plastic toggle with red light window in its mid…
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Accession Number
996013041 a-b
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Infusion Pumps
Transducers, Pressure
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
An infusion pump contained in an olive green metal box mounted on four grey rubber feet; box is
rectangular and has vents on each of the short sides; front side of box has pale metal label bolted
on which displays a number grid; top of box has a white plastic toggle with red light window in
its middle located on left edge; two more pale grey labels bolted on top, both at the front -- one
with product information, the other with a single row of numbers; black circular handle screws on
to a raised mount at left side; mount has wide flat metal "plank" which runs perpendicular to the
long side; the mount can be moved along a track in the centre of the box; two circular-shaped
clips are mounted at the other end of the track on a white metal surface; grey rubberized conducting
cord with black plug is attached to the rear
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - infusion pump - Size: Length 37.5 cm. x Width 17.3 cm. x Depth 10.0 cm.
b - knob - Size: x Depth 2.2 cm. x Diameter3.5 cm.
Provenance
Used by Dr. Low in Toronto in the Bladder Function Clinic 1965-1996
Maker
Harvard Apparatus Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Millis
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Used in the Bladder Function Clinic, 1965-1996
Material
rubber: grey; black
metal : silver; green
plastic: black; white
Inscriptions
On right front side: "NOMINAL FLOW - ML./MIN. PER SYRINGE -- 100 R.P.M. MOTOR // [a grid with numbers]
// OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS // TO POSITION CARRIAGE, LIFT BLACK KNOB AND SLIDE CARRIAGE. // TO
SHIFT SPEEDS, LIFT NICKLED BAR TOWARDS CARRIAGE AND SLIDE LEFT OR RIGHT TO SELECTED POSITION, THEN
DROP BACK INTO NOTCH"; on top: "COMPACT // INFUSION PUMP // MODEL NO. 975 // HARVARD APPARATUS CO.,
INC. // MILLIS, MASS."; single grid of numbers to right of top label; top, right side: "50 C.C.";
left side on red tag: "A842"; reverse side: "110-120 V.A.C. // 60 Hz " "THIS NUMBER IS REQUIRED //
ON ALL INQUIRIES CONCERNING THIS UNIT // SERIAL NUMBER // 18844"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-L2-6
Condition Remarks
Inside of machine covered with heavy deposit of dust and grime; two chips on top surface 6 cm and 12 cm from front edge and 14 cm from right edge (from movement of syringes); chipped areas have rusted, so has the front edge of the box, and dark areas on syringe clips where white metal has pulled away from base metal underneath; more rust spots visible along front edge of white metal base that holds syringe clips; #2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Gillian Major; see also all of 996.013; CD #2
Research Facts
Two 50 cc syringes fit into clips on top of pump; the fluid in the syringe was pumped out by the
movement of the mount there by filling the bladder at a regulated rate of flow; pump could shift
speeds
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Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.50.3 a-s
Description
Wooden case (s) containing lithotomy instruments: (a) lithotomy staff; (b-d) staffs; (e) lithotomy forceps; (f-g) forceps; (h) probe pointed (?) scalpel; (i) lithotomy scalpel; (k) trocar; (l) case for metal part of (k); (m-n) trocar parts; (o) trocar; (p) case for metal part of (o); (q-r) trocar p…
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Accession Number
1969.50.3 a-s
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Calculi
Description
Wooden case (s) containing lithotomy instruments: (a) lithotomy staff; (b-d) staffs; (e) lithotomy forceps; (f-g) forceps; (h) probe pointed (?) scalpel; (i) lithotomy scalpel; (k) trocar; (l) case for metal part of (k); (m-n) trocar parts; (o) trocar; (p) case for metal part of (o); (q-r) trocar parts.
Number Of Parts
19
Part Names
a - lithotomy staff - Size: Length 32.7 cm x Width 1.4 cm
b - staff - Size: Length 30.9 cm x Width 1.3 cm
c - staff - Size: Length 27.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm
d - staff - Size: Length 31.1 cm x Width 2.2 cm
e - lithotomy forceps - Size: Length 22.7 cm
f - forceps - Size: Length 20.6 cm
g - forceps - Size: Length 20.2 cm
h - probe pointed scalpel - Size: Length 18.9 cm x Width 1.4 cm
i - lithotomy scalpel - Size: Length 18.7 cm x Width 1.4 cm
j - ?
k - trocar - Size: Length 13.4 cm
l - case for trocar - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
m - trocar top
n - trocar director (?)
o - trocar - Size: Length 13.6 cm
p - lithotomy staff - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 1.1 cm
q - trocar top
r - trocar director (?)
s - case - Size: Length 38.6 cm x Width 23.5 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown; used by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Maker
Gennrig
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
fabric: crimson
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-7
Condition Remarks
A number of pieces seem to be missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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"P" syringe; Box

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1974.3.4
Description
A black hard rubber syringe with a ring handle; comes in a cardboard box.
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Accession Number
1974.3.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- irrigator -- urethral
Description
A black hard rubber syringe with a ring handle; comes in a cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Elizabeth Milligan of Toronto via Dr. Ruth Sky.
Maker
Tyer Rubber Co.
Site Made (City)
Andover
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
rubber: black
cardboard: white; black
Inscriptions
On syringe: "TYER RUBBER CO. [star]"; on lid of box: "India Rubber 502 "P" Syringe // RING-HANDLE // TYER RUBBER CO., andover, Mass., U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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three-way uretal catheter

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Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013036
Description
A long, green hollow rubber rod with a hole in the tip, two holes just up from the tip and two more holes up a little further from that; 12 red stripes circle the rod halfway up its length; more green rubber, then the rod changes to black; end of rod covered with black rubber neck, which holds thre…
Accession Number
996013036
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
A long, green hollow rubber rod with a hole in the tip, two holes just up from the tip and two more
holes up a little further from that; 12 red stripes circle the rod halfway up its length; more
green rubber, then the rod changes to black; end of rod covered with black rubber neck, which holds
three black guides in place; guides have metal heads for locking onto transducers
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Dr. Low in Toronto in the Bladder Function Clinic 1965-1996
Maker
USCI
Site Made (City)
Billerica
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Packaging on 996.013.038-.040 suggests later date
Material
rubber: green; black
metal : silver
Inscriptions
On catheter (not guides): "5265 USCI USA 11.5 JBGJEA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Dimension Notes
Length 50.2 cm. x Width 4.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Pristine condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Gillian Major; see also all of 996.013; see also product packaging information
Research Facts
Used with homemade balloon; same as catheter used in calibrator (996.013.031g)
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three-way uretal catheter

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Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013037
Description
A long, green hollow rubber rod with a hole in the tip, two holes just up from the tip and two more holes up a little further from that; 12 red stripes circle the rod halfway up its length; more green rubber, then the rod changes to black; end of rod covered with black rubber neck, which holds thre…
Accession Number
996013037
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
A long, green hollow rubber rod with a hole in the tip, two holes just up from the tip and two more
holes up a little further from that; 12 red stripes circle the rod halfway up its length; more
green rubber, then the rod changes to black; end of rod covered with black rubber neck, which holds
three black guides in place; guides have metal heads for locking onto transducers
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Dr. Low in Toronto in the Bladder Function Clinic 1965-1996
Maker
USCI
Site Made (City)
Billerica
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Packaging on 996.013.038-.040 suggests later date
Material
rubber: green; black
metal : silver
Inscriptions
On catheter (not guides): "5265 USCI USA 11.5 JBGJEA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Dimension Notes
Length 50.2 cm. x Width 4.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Pristine condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Gillian Major; see also all of 996.013; see also product packaging information
Research Facts
Used with homemade balloon; same as catheter used in calibrator (996.013.031g)
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three-way uretal catheter

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Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013038 a-c
Description
A green rubber catheter with three black guides lies inside a sealed package which is paper on the back and clear plastic over the front to form a window; rectangular white and red paper insert with product information lies inside the package with the catheter; reverse of package has cautionary war…
Accession Number
996013038 a-c
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
A green rubber catheter with three black guides lies inside a sealed package which is paper on the
back and clear plastic over the front to form a window; rectangular white and red paper insert with
product information lies inside the package with the catheter; reverse of package has cautionary
warning printed many times
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 61.0 cm. x Width 10.3 cm.
b - catheter - Size: Length 50.2 cm. x Width 4.0 mm.
c - paper insert - Size: Length 21.6 cm. x Width 4.5 cm.
Provenance
Used by Dr. Low in Toronto in the Bladder Function Clinic 1965-1996
Maker
USCI
Site Made (City)
Billerica
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Packaging on 996.013.038-.040 suggests later date
Material
rubber: green; black
metal : silver
paper: cream; white; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
On package (reverse): 'NON-STERILE USCI ["USCI" enclosed in oval]" printed many times; on insert in
package: "CONTENTS // NOT STERILE // DO NOT STERILIZE // IN THIS PACKAGE // CONTENTS: 1 each //
USCI // Rev. 6/8-77/5011411 // CAT. NO. // H8015 // 000099 // FORMERLY // 5265 // SIZE // 11.5F //
LENGTH // 30 CM // LOT NO. // 027051 // CAUTION: FEDERAL (USA) LAW RESTRICTS THIS DEVICE TO SALE
BY OR ON THE ORDER OF A PHYSICIAN. // USCI, A DIVISION OF C.R. BARD, INC. Billerica, Massachusetts
01821, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Condition Remarks
Package is sealed; catheter looks to be in good condition; package is creased; moisture stain on
paper on reverse, left side, 1 cm from top and flush with left edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Gillian Major; see also all of 996.013; see also product packaging information
Research Facts
Packages unopened; these 3-way catheters cost $100 apiece; used to measure bladder and urethral
pressure; hooked up to transducers and rested in a sterilizing chamber
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three-way uretal catheter

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Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013039 a-c
Description
A green rubber catheter with three black guides lies inside a sealed package which is paper on the back and clear plastic over the front to form a window; rectangular white and red paper insert with product information lies inside the package with the catheter; reverse of package has cautionary war…
Accession Number
996013039 a-c
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
A green rubber catheter with three black guides lies inside a sealed package which is paper on the
back and clear plastic over the front to form a window; rectangular white and red paper insert with
product information lies inside the package with the catheter; reverse of package has cautionary
warning printed many times
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 61.0 cm. x Width 10.3 cm.
b - catheter - Size: Length 50.2 cm. x Width 4.0 mm.
c - paper insert - Size: Length 21.6 cm. x Width 4.5 cm.
Provenance
Used by Dr. Low in Toronto in the Bladder Function Clinic 1965-1996
Maker
USCI
Site Made (City)
Billerica
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Packaging on 996.013.038-.040 suggests later date
Material
rubber: green; black
metal : silver
paper: cream; white; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
On package (reverse): 'NON-STERILE USCI ["USCI" enclosed in oval]" printed many times; on insert in
package: "CONTENTS // NOT STERILE // DO NOT STERILIZE // IN THIS PACKAGE // CONTENTS: 1 each //
USCI // Rev. 6/8-77/5011411 // CAT. NO. // H8015 // 000099 // FORMERLY // 5265 // SIZE // 11.5F //
LENGTH // 30 CM // LOT NO. // 027051 // CAUTION: FEDERAL (USA) LAW RESTRICTS THIS DEVICE TO SALE
BY OR ON THE ORDER OF A PHYSICIAN. // USCI, A DIVISION OF C.R. BARD, INC. Billerica, Massachusetts
01821, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Condition Remarks
Package is sealed; catheter looks to be in good condition; package is creased; moisture stain on
paper on reverse, left side, 1 cm from top and flush with left edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Gillian Major; see also all of 996.013; see also product packaging information
Research Facts
Packages unopened; these 3-way catheters cost $100 apiece; used to measure bladder and urethral
pressure; hooked up to transducers and rested in a sterilizing chamber
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three-way uretal catheter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1744
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013040 a-c
Description
A green rubber catheter with three black guides lies inside a sealed package which is paper on the back and clear plastic over the front to form a window; rectangular white and red paper insert with product information lies inside the package with the catheter; reverse of package has cautionary war…
Accession Number
996013040 a-c
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
A green rubber catheter with three black guides lies inside a sealed package which is paper on the
back and clear plastic over the front to form a window; rectangular white and red paper insert with
product information lies inside the package with the catheter; reverse of package has cautionary
warning printed many times
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 61.0 cm. x Width 10.3 cm.
b - catheter - Size: Length 50.2 cm. x Width 4.0 mm.
c - paper insert - Size: Length 21.6 cm. x Width 4.5 cm.
Provenance
Used by Dr. Low in Toronto in the Bladder Function Clinic 1965-1996
Maker
USCI
Site Made (City)
Billerica
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Packaging on 996.013.038-.040 suggests later date
Material
rubber: green; black
metal : silver
paper: cream; white; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
On package (reverse): 'NON-STERILE USCI ["USCI" enclosed in oval]" printed many times; on insert in
package: "CONTENTS // NOT STERILE // DO NOT STERILIZE // IN THIS PACKAGE // CONTENTS: 1 each //
USCI // Rev. 6/8-77/5011411 // CAT. NO. // H8015 // 000099 // FORMERLY // 5265 // SIZE // 11.5F //
LENGTH // 30 CM // LOT NO. // 027051 // CAUTION: FEDERAL (USA) LAW RESTRICTS THIS DEVICE TO SALE
BY OR ON THE ORDER OF A PHYSICIAN. // USCI, A DIVISION OF C.R. BARD, INC. Billerica, Massachusetts
01821, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Condition Remarks
Package is sealed; catheter looks to be in good condition; package is creased; moisture stain on
paper on reverse, left side, 1 cm from top and flush with left edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Gillian Major; see also all of 996.013; see also product packaging information
Research Facts
Packages unopened; these 3-way catheters cost $100 apiece; used to measure bladder and urethral
pressure; hooked up to transducers and rested in a sterilizing chamber
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urethral stone removal forceps

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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
997034590
Description
Urethral stone removal forceps is a box spring scissor-like stainless steel instrument with the distal end angled at 25°; right blade is a smooth oval ring shape; left narrow solid blade has a groove in the centre; top and bottom have smooth edges.
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Accession Number
997034590
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Kidney Calculi -- therapy
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- urethral
Description
Urethral stone removal forceps is a box spring scissor-like stainless steel instrument with the distal end angled at 25°; right blade is a smooth oval ring shape; left narrow solid blade has a groove in the centre; top and bottom have smooth edges.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (City)
Westchester
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Urology" scratched into the handle; "Sklar Stainless" stamped into handle; "URETHRAL STONE FORCEPS" etched in handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 25.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor wear; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
C. Kelly (ret. OR nurse) (could not find any reference to this instrument in any catalogue); CD #2.
Research Facts
This instrument is used to lift out a kidney stone from the urethra.
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urethral stone removal forceps

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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
997034594
Description
Urethral stone removal forceps is a box spring scissor-like stainless steel instrument with the distal end angled at 25°; right blade is a smooth oval ring shape; left narrow solid blade has a groove in the centre; top and bottom have smooth edges.
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Accession Number
997034594
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Kidney Calculi -- therapy
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- urethral
Description
Urethral stone removal forceps is a box spring scissor-like stainless steel instrument with the distal end angled at 25°; right blade is a smooth oval ring shape; left narrow solid blade has a groove in the centre; top and bottom have smooth edges.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (City)
Westchester
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Urology" scratched into the handle; "Sklar Stainless" stamped into handle; "URETHRAL STONE FORCEPS" etched in handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 25.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor wear; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
C. Kelly (ret. OR nurse) (could not find any reference to this instrument in any catalogue); CD #2.
Research Facts
This instrument is used to lift out a kidney stone from the urethra.
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Van Buren's urethral sound

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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.307.1
Description
Nickel-plated male urethral sound, a long, narrow rod curved at one end and flattened at the other end.
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Accession Number
1969.307.1
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
Nickel-plated male urethral sound, a long, narrow rod curved at one end and flattened at the other end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Teufel (?)
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
On flattened end: "F25 // E 13 1 // 2 // TUEFEL // PHILA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Dimension Notes
Length 28.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
Less detail

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