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Maisonneuve's urethrotome

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1973.15.2 a-i
Description
A wooden box (i) covered with black paper and lined with purple cloth on the inside of the cover and with deep blue velvet on the bottom contains two stylet handles (a,b), a director for the knives (c), and five knives (d-h) of varying sizes.
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Accession Number
1973.15.2 a-i
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A wooden box (i) covered with black paper and lined with purple cloth on the inside of the cover and with deep blue velvet on the bottom contains two stylet handles (a,b), a director for the knives (c), and five knives (d-h) of varying sizes.
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - stylet handle - Size: Length 29.1 cm
b - stylet handle - Size: Length 29.1 cm
c - director - Size: Length 33.0 cm
d - knife
e - knife
f - knife
g - knife
h - knife
i - box - Size: Length 36.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Charles W. Harris; belonged to his father, Dr. Wilbur Howard Harris.
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., Physicians' Supplies
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
wood: brown
paper: black
fabric: purple; deep blue
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On paper sticker inside lid: "THE J.F. HARTZ CO. LIMITED // PHYSICIANS' SUPPLIES // TORONTO"; on paper label on bottom of box: "28-96"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Condition Remarks
There are some stylets missing from set.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Wilbur Howard Harris (1864-1940) graduated from Trinity Medical School in 1884; obit. in "Bull. Acad. Med. Tor.," Vol. 13, No. 6, March 1940, p. 126.
Images
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Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013042
Description
A wide metal (aluminum?) ring with flat edges
Accession Number
996013042
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Infusion Pumps
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A wide metal (aluminum?) ring with flat edges
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Dr. Low in Toronto in the Bladder Function Clinic 1965-1996
Maker
KGH Resident
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Used in the Bladder Function Clinic, 1965-1996
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-6
Dimension Notes
Width 2.4 cm. x Depth 3.0 mm. x Diam. : 3.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Many surface scratches but no rust or other stains
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Gillian Major; see also all of 996.013
Research Facts
Made by a resident to place behind two 50 cc syringes so that they were able to fit into the Harvard
Infusion Pump (996.013.041a,b)
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Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013043
Description
A wide metal (aluminum?) ring with flat edges
Accession Number
996013043
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Infusion Pumps
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A wide metal (aluminum?) ring with flat edges
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Dr. Low in Toronto in the Bladder Function Clinic 1965-1996
Maker
KGH Resident
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Used in the Bladder Function Clinic, 1965-1996
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-6
Dimension Notes
Width 2.4 cm. x Depth 3.0 mm. x Diam. : 3.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Many surface scratches but no rust or other stains
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Gillian Major; see also all of 996.013
Research Facts
Made by a resident to place behind two 50 cc syringes so that they were able to fit into the Harvard
Infusion Pump (996.013.041a,b)
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Skene's urethral endoscopes

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Dates
1889
circa 1889
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1938.4.1 a-h
Description
Urethral endoscopes in a tin case (h) with a lid (g), consisting of (a) a large test tube, (b) large sheath with an oval window in the side, (c) a small test tube, (d) small sheath with bevelled opening at top, (e) large probe with slanted handle and tip, mirror on tip, and (f) small slanted probeā€¦
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Accession Number
1938.4.1 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Endoscopy
Urology -- instrumentation
Physical Examination
Description
Urethral endoscopes in a tin case (h) with a lid (g), consisting of (a) a large test tube, (b) large sheath with an oval window in the side, (c) a small test tube, (d) small sheath with bevelled opening at top, (e) large probe with slanted handle and tip, mirror on tip, and (f) small slanted probe with mirror on tip.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - large test tube
b - large sheath
c - small test tube
d - small sheath
e - large probe
f - small probe
g - lid for case
h - case - Size - Length 9.0 cm x Width 6.75 cm x Depth 3.25 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown
Maker
Fletcher Mfg. Co
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1889
circa 1889
Material
plastic
glass
metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-10
Condition Remarks
#2: (a) glass tube shows moderate signs of use; minor scratches and nicks on about 20% of surface; (b) bakelite has some minor scratches at opening and minor discolouration at the bottom (slightly lighter brown); (c) glass tube shows signs of wear; brown patches near the bottom of the tube; scratches and some stains at the top; (d) bakelite has a small scratch near the opening, approx. 0.2 cm; (e) shows signs of use; several patches of unknown deposit; (f) shows signs of use on the bottom; scratches and some discolouration; patches of stains throughout; (h) box shows signs of use; scratches and discolouration over approx. 75%; minor rust along the seams of the lid; cotton is darker where the scopes were resting.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Tiemann catalogue, 1889, p. 344 (identical to Fig. 2861)
Research Facts
For inspecting the female urethra and bladder.
Exhibit History
On display in "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
Images
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