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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.
Images
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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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MIKRO-TIP catheter pressure transducer

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Dates
1984
circa 1984
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013017 a-e
Description
A catheter pressure transducer consisting of a rubberized catheter with two pressure sensors (one at the tip, one 6 cm from the tip), an orange and clear plastic connector, two black rubberized catheters which insert into two plastic canisters (pressure transducers); transducers have 8-point electr…
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Accession Number
996013017 a-e
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Transducers, Pressure
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A catheter pressure transducer consisting of a rubberized catheter with two pressure sensors (one
at the tip, one 6 cm from the tip), an orange and clear plastic connector, two black rubberized
catheters which insert into two plastic canisters (pressure transducers); transducers have 8-point
electrical plugs at the top end of each cannister; clear plastic dome with orange connector
fits over distal end of the catheter; equipment rests in a grey plastic case lined with grey foam
and pinned down by two white elasticized bands on bottom half of case; paper tag on distal guideline
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 40.0 cm. x Width 31.5 cm. x Depth 6.5 cm.
b - catheter pressure transducer - Size: Length 74.0 cm. x Width 3.5 cm. x Depth 2.0 mm.
c - plastic dome - Size: Length 13.7 cm. x Width 1.5 cm. x Depth 1.0 cm.
d - foam pad - Size: Length 36.5 cm. x Width 27.5 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
e - paper tag - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 5.0 cm.
Provenance
Used in the Bladder Function Clinic, KGH
Maker
Millar Instruments, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Houston
Site Made (State)
Texas
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1984
circa 1984
Date Remarks
Product information manual dated 1984
Material
metal: yellow
plastic: grey; orange; clear
foam: grey
rubber: green; black
paper: beige
fabric: beige
Inscriptions
(a) "MILLAR // INSTRUMENTS, INC" (sticker); "CAUTION FEDERAL (U.S.A.) LAW RESTRICTS THIS DEVICE TO
SALE BY OR ON THE ORDER OF A PHYSICIAN. // 1 each MILLAR MIKRO-TIP CATHETER PRESSURE TRANSDUCER //
(2 MT-10 PRESSURE SENSORS WITH STANDARDIZED OUTPUT OF 5 microV/V/mm Hg) // CATALOG No. 803-4079
MODEL No. SUPC-771A SERIAL No. 110 SIZE 7F // MILLAR INSTRUMENTS, INC. // 600 GULF FREEWAY //
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77023-5417, U.S.A. MADE IN U.S.A. // P/N 320-0040; catheter: "5448 USCI USA 7 FDI
H JJ"; transducers, distal: "MILLAR MIKRO-TIP CATHETER // PRESSURE TRANSDUCER // SUPC-771A 803-4079
// MODEL NO. CATALOG NO. // 110 // SERIAL NO. // DISTAL // SENSOR LOCATION // MILLAR INSTRUMENTS,
INC. // HOUSTON, TEXAS 77023, U.S.A. // REV. 10/87 P/N 320-0980"; transducer, proximal: same as
distal; tag: "CAUTION // STERILIZATION UPDATE // DO NOT USE CIDEX 7 OR CIDEX PLUS TO STERILIZE
THIS // CATHETER. THESE STERILANTS ARE NOT COMPATIBLE WITH // THE MATERIALS USED TO MANUFACTURE
THIS CATHETER. USE CIDEX, CIDEX STOCK NO. 2245 // M.I. P/N: 320-5900 8/89"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-L2-6
Condition Remarks
Case: dusty but otherwise in good condition; pressure transducer: appears to be in excellent condition;
wiring may or may not be functional; plastic connector (not removable dome) is beginning
to discolour; rubber next to orange plastic head has rough edges; foam pad: bottom has yellow stained areas over 20% of surface; #2: foam has leakage marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. James A. Low; "Mikro-Tip Catheter Pressure Transducers Product Information", Millar; "Instructions
for Millar Mikro-Tip Catheter Pressure Transducer", Millar; see also 996.013.018; CD #4.
Research Facts
Transducers are used to accurately measure the pressure and velocity of fluid movement out of the
bladder and urethra; electronic sensors located at the distal end of a catheter send information
to the pressure transducers which in turn send signals to a computer or other type of data acquisition
system (p. 2 of product manual)
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MIKRO-TIP pressure transducer

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Dates
1984
circa 1984
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013018 a-e
Description
A catheter pressure transducer consisting of a white catheter with two sensors located at the tip and covered with a removable plastic dome with blue head; catheter is attached to four black guide lines which insert into individual plastic cannisters called pressure transducers; each transducer has…
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Accession Number
996013018 a-e
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Transducers, Pressure
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A catheter pressure transducer consisting of a white catheter with two sensors located at the tip
and covered with a removable plastic dome with blue head; catheter is attached to four black guide
lines which insert into individual plastic cannisters called pressure transducers; each transducer
has an eight-prong electric plug at the top end; equipment rests on grey foam pads inserted into a
grey plastic case; equipment is held in place in the case with two elasticized bands that run across
the lower foam pad; white and clear plastic stopcock attached to shorter, 5th guide line; materials are stainless steel and brass.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 40.0 cm. x Width 31.5 cm. x Depth 6.5 cm.
b - catheter pressure transducer - Size: Length 73.0 cm. x Width 6.5 cm. x Depth 3.0 mm.
c - plastic dome - Size: Length 17.5 cm. x Width 8.0 cm. x Depth 8.0 mm.
d - foam pad - Size: Length 36.5 cm. x Width 27.5 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
e - tag - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Width 11.5 cm.
Provenance
Used in the Bladder Function Clinic, KGH
Maker
Millar Instruments, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Houston
Site Made (State)
Texas
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1984
circa 1984
Date Remarks
Product information manual dated 1984
Material
metal: yellow; silver
plastic: grey; blue; clear
foam: grey
rubber: white; black
Inscriptions
(a) "5/84 // MILLAR // INSTRUMENTS, INC"; stopcock: "OFF"; transducers (distal): "MIKRO-TIP //
PRESSURE TRANSDUCER // SSD-233 125 // MODEL SERIAL NO. // (3) // SENSOR LOCATION // PAT. NOS.
3,724,274 3,748,623 // MILLAR INSTRUMENTS // HOUSTON, TEXAS U.S.A."; other transducers: "#1",
"#2", "#4"; tag: "____ FACTORY RETURNED NOT REPAIRED ____ // ____ FACTORY EVALUATED AND RETURNED
// ____ FACTORY MODIFIED AND RETURNED // ____ [check mark in space] FACTORY RETURNED AS RECEIVED
// MODEL NO.: SSD-233 // SERIAL NO.: 125 DATE 1/26/90 // P/N 320-5140 3/86"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-L2-6
Condition Remarks
Case in good condition, dusty; transducer: small brown stains around each sensor but on inside
(rust?); canisters: dark discolourations under plastic sheath; foam pad (bottom pad): yellow stains
to 20% of surface; plastic dome: yellow ring on blue cap; tag: crease line across upper right corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. James A. Low; "Mikro-Tip Catheter Pressure Transducers Product Information", Millar; "Instructions
for Millar Mikro-Tip Catheter Pressure Transducer", Millar; see also 996.013.017; CD #4.
Research Facts
Transducers are used to accurately measure the pressure and velocity of fluid movement out of the
bladder and urethra; electronic sensors located at the catheter tip send information
to the pressure transducers which in turn send signals to a computer or other type of data acquisition
system (p. 2 of product manual)
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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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1741
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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1743
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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