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Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.50.3 a-s
Description
Wooden case (s) containing lithotomy instruments: (a) lithotomy staff; (b-d) staffs; (e) lithotomy forceps; (f-g) forceps; (h) probe pointed (?) scalpel; (i) lithotomy scalpel; (k) trocar; (l) case for metal part of (k); (m-n) trocar parts; (o) trocar; (p) case for metal part of (o); (q-r) trocar p…
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Accession Number
1969.50.3 a-s
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Calculi
Description
Wooden case (s) containing lithotomy instruments: (a) lithotomy staff; (b-d) staffs; (e) lithotomy forceps; (f-g) forceps; (h) probe pointed (?) scalpel; (i) lithotomy scalpel; (k) trocar; (l) case for metal part of (k); (m-n) trocar parts; (o) trocar; (p) case for metal part of (o); (q-r) trocar parts.
Number Of Parts
19
Part Names
a - lithotomy staff - Size: Length 32.7 cm x Width 1.4 cm
b - staff - Size: Length 30.9 cm x Width 1.3 cm
c - staff - Size: Length 27.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm
d - staff - Size: Length 31.1 cm x Width 2.2 cm
e - lithotomy forceps - Size: Length 22.7 cm
f - forceps - Size: Length 20.6 cm
g - forceps - Size: Length 20.2 cm
h - probe pointed scalpel - Size: Length 18.9 cm x Width 1.4 cm
i - lithotomy scalpel - Size: Length 18.7 cm x Width 1.4 cm
j - ?
k - trocar - Size: Length 13.4 cm
l - case for trocar - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
m - trocar top
n - trocar director (?)
o - trocar - Size: Length 13.6 cm
p - lithotomy staff - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 1.1 cm
q - trocar top
r - trocar director (?)
s - case - Size: Length 38.6 cm x Width 23.5 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown; used by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Maker
Gennrig
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1830
circa 1800-1830
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 19c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
fabric: crimson
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-7
Condition Remarks
A number of pieces seem to be missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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lithotomy dilator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5461
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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9881
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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7564
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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Van Buren's urethral sound

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5967
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.307.1
Description
Nickel-plated male urethral sound, a long, narrow rod curved at one end and flattened at the other end.
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Accession Number
1969.307.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Dilatation -- instrumentation
MM= Exploring Instruments -- sound -- urethral
Description
Nickel-plated male urethral sound, a long, narrow rod curved at one end and flattened at the other end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Teufel (?)
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
On flattened end: "F25 // E 13 1 // 2 // TUEFEL // PHILA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Dimension Notes
Length 28.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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