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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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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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12988
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.
Images
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