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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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lithotomy dilator

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1940.4.1
Description
Solid steel bullet-shaped dilator, bent.
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Accession Number
1940.4.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Urology -- instrumentation
Calculi
MM= Dilatation -- dilator
Description
Solid steel bullet-shaped dilator, bent.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Newton Albert Powell (d. 1935)
Maker
Young
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 30.3 cm x Width 2.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Powell died in 1935; this material might have been a bequest
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set of catheters

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Dates
1872
circa 1872
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1930.2.1 a-n
Description
Set of silver catheters (a-l) in graduated sizes with probes in a leather case (m,n) shaped like a catheter and lined with blue velvet.
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Accession Number
1930.2.1 a-n
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary catheterization
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
Set of silver catheters (a-l) in graduated sizes with probes in a leather case (m,n) shaped like a catheter and lined with blue velvet.
Number Of Parts
14
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 30.5 cm
b - catheter - Size: Length 28.0 cm
c - catheter - Size: Length 25.4 cm
d - catheter - Size: Length 20.3 cm
e - catheter - Size: Length 17.8 cm
f - catheter - Size: Length 15.2 cm
g - catheter - Size: Length 12.7 cm
h - catheter - Size: Length 10.2 cm
i - catheter - Size: Length 7.6 cm
j - catheter - Size: Length 5.1 cm
k - catheter - Size: Length 2.5 cm
l - catheter
m - case top - Size: Length 34.5 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
n - case bottom - Size: Length 34.5 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Frederick LeMaitre Grassett; owned by Dr. F. LeM. Grasett.
Maker
Young
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1872
circa 1872
Date Remarks
Owner won the catheter set as a prize in 1872, according to plaque on cover of case.
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
Plaque on case reads, "University of Edinburgh Prize in Clinical Surgery awarded to Frederick LeM Grassett, 28th March - 1872"; on bottom of case: "YOUNG, EDINBURGH"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-14
Condition Remarks
Tarnished; #2: metal is tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Bequeathed by Dr. F. LeM. Grasett: "I wish the case of silver catheters in my cupboard, in my Library, gained by me as a first prize in Clinical Surgery in my third year against all the fourth year men--it was the first examination held by Lister after his coming to Edinburgh in 1872 . . . to be given to the Academy of Medicine . . ."
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set of catheters

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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
1979.13.1
Description
A set of 13 urinary catheters of different sizes in a wooden case; metal strips hold the catheters in the case.
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Accession Number
1979.13.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary catheterization
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A set of 13 urinary catheters of different sizes in a wooden case; metal strips hold the catheters in the case.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.B. Sprague.
Maker
Medical Supply Association
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-14
Condition Remarks
Dirty, sticky, discoloured.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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