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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
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Radiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
994005002 a-c
Description
Metal penis clamp; black rubber tip is removable for cleaning; ends of clamp are encased in gold plastic tubing
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Accession Number
994005002 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Radiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
Description
Metal penis clamp; black rubber tip is removable for cleaning; ends of clamp are encased in
gold plastic tubing
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - clamp - Size: Length 8.5 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Depth 4.5 cm.
b - rod - Size: Length 12.8 cm. x Width 2.2 cm. x Diameter0.4
c - black rubber tip - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter2.8
Provenance
Used at KGH for urethrograms in the Diagnostic Radiology Unit; clamp used to hold penis while
a contact dye was injected for X-ray
Site Made (Country)
Sweden
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
metal: silver
plastic: yellow
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"STILLE // SWEDEN"; hand etched: "OR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-4
Condition Remarks
#3: rubber is cracked; white plastic is dirty.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Radiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
994005003 a-c
Description
Metal penis clamp; white plastic tip is removable for cleaning; ends of clamp are encased in tan rubber tubing
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Accession Number
994005003 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Radiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
Description
Metal penis clamp; white plastic tip is removable for cleaning; ends of clamp are encased in
tan rubber tubing
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - clamp - Size: Length 8.5 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Depth 4.7 cm.
b - rod - Size: Length 12.7 cm. x Width 2.1 cm. x Diameter0.5
c - white plastic tip - Size: Length 3.3 cm. x Diameter2.6
Provenance
Used at KGH for urethrograms in the Diagnostic Radiology Unit; clamp used to hold penis while
a contact dye was injected for X-ray
Site Made (Country)
Sweden
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
metal: silver
plastic: white
rubber: tan
Inscriptions
"STILLE // SWEDEN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-4
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber is cracked; white plastic is dirty.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Images
Less detail