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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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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.
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Otis bougie à boule set

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Dates
1900
1976
circa 1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1971.2.7 a-e
Description
Three metal bougies (male urethral instruments) (d-e) with a cylindrical wooden case and lid (a,b); the bougies on slightly curved probes, tear-shaped ends; French scale No. 8-40.
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Accession Number
1971.2.7 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Urology -- instrumentation
Physical Examination
Description
Three metal bougies (male urethral instruments) (d-e) with a cylindrical wooden case and lid (a,b); the bougies on slightly curved probes, tear-shaped ends; French scale No. 8-40.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - case bottom - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
b - case top - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
c - bougie, size 20 - Size: Length 21.5 cm
d - bougie, size 22 - Size: Length 21.5 cm
e - bougie, size 24 - Size: Length 21.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.S. Barker of Brantford, Ont.
Dates
1900
1976
circa 1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Condition Remarks
Case: label torn; marked and dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 4054 (similar to item #D/-2676); CD #UHN
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Otis urethrotome

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Collection
Dr. A. Morales Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
004001004
Description
A metal instrument consisting of a long, thin shaft with measurement numbers on it measuring up to six inches; a wheel at the back turns to make the shaft split and expand; a round, flat dial on top has numbers from 15 to 45 and measures the length of the opening of the shaft; there is also a handl…
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Accession Number
004001004
Collection
Dr. A. Morales Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A metal instrument consisting of a long, thin shaft with measurement numbers on it measuring up to six inches; a wheel at the back turns to make the shaft split and expand; a round, flat dial on top has numbers from 15 to 45 and measures the length of the opening of the shaft; there is also a handle on the top that is pulled back to reveal a small blade that protrudes from the top of the shaft.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. A. Morales, KGH Urology Dept.
Maker
Kny-Scheerer Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"KNY Scheerer // Company" engraved on the dial.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Dimension Notes
Length 29.4 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Some wear; small, circular stains on length.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Morales's notes; CD #1.
Research Facts
Used to treat urethral strictures.
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urethral dilator

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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1934.16.18
Description
Urethral dilator with adjustable degree of dilation after insertion into the urethra; highly polished steel with discoloured ends (see accession sheet for sketch).
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Accession Number
1934.16.18
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Urology -- instrumentation
Physical Examination
Description
Urethral dilator with adjustable degree of dilation after insertion into the urethra; highly polished steel with discoloured ends (see accession sheet for sketch).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; previously loaned to AM by U of T, a permanent loan; donated by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Maker
Tiemann
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 28.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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urethral dilator set

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Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
997002441 a-k
Description
Male urethral dilator set consisting of a black leather rectangular case with clasp closure lid (a); brown leather interior holds ten metal dilators, sized on the French scale: 32 (b), 30 (c), 28 (d), 26 (e), 24 (f), 22 (g), 20 (h), 18 (i), 12 (j), 10 (k); dilators have flat ends with rounded sides…
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Accession Number
997002441 a-k
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Urology -- instrumentation
Physical Examination
MM= Dilatation -- dilator -- urethral
Description
Male urethral dilator set consisting of a black leather rectangular case with clasp closure lid (a); brown leather interior holds ten metal dilators, sized on the French scale: 32 (b), 30 (c), 28 (d), 26 (e), 24 (f), 22 (g), 20 (h), 18 (i), 12 (j), 10 (k); dilators have flat ends with rounded sides which taper into a cylindrical shape with a rounded end; these ends curve upward
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 36.0 cm x Width 14.9 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
b - dilator - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
c - dilator - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
d - dilator - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Diam. 0.93 cm
e - dilator - Size: Length 27.0 cm x Diam. 0.86 cm
f - dilator - Size: Length 27.0 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
g - dilator - Size: Length 26.5 cm x Diam. 0.73 cm
h - dilator - Size: Length 26.5 cm x Diam. 0.66 cm
i - dilator - Size: Length 26.5 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
j - dilator - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Diam. 0.33 cm
k - dilator - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
leather: black, brown
Inscriptions
(b) Stamped on end: "AM-S-T-A // 32 // STANDARD"; (c) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 30 // STANDARD"; (d) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 28 // STANDARD"; (e) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 26 // STANDARD"; (f) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 24 // STANDARD"; (g) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 22 // STANDARD"; (h) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 20 // STANDARD"; (i) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 18 // STANDARD"; (j) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 12 // STANDARD"; (k) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 10 // STANDARD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-14
Condition Remarks
Case is slightly scuffed, especially at corners; leather inside case is faded in parts; two dilators are missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Kingston General Hospital: A Social and Institutional History", Margaret Angus, 1973, p. 113, 165; "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality 21st ed", Kny-Scheerer Co, ca. 1915, p. 4056 (similar to model #D/-2744); "Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals", George P. Pilling & Son, 1932, p. 279 (similar to model #P19372); "Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus", Sklar Instruments, 1967, p. 296; CD #8
Research Facts
Label inside case states the object was donated in 1985 by the wife of the late surgeon Dr. W. Stuart Houston; a senior intern at the Kingston General Hospital in 1926, he retired from an Attending position in General Surgery in 1960; he also taught courses at Queen's University
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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urethral dilator set

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1976.6.35 a-p
Description
A pebbled, fabric-lined fold-up case with a set of metal instruments held in place by straps.
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Accession Number
1976.6.35 a-p
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Urology -- instrumentation
Physical Examination
Description
A pebbled, fabric-lined fold-up case with a set of metal instruments held in place by straps.
Number Of Parts
16
Part Names
case (closed) - Size: Length 16.2 cm x Width 10.8 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
cardboard:
fabric: red
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Condition Remarks
Probe finish is pitted; outer covering of case is worn, especially in corners, where cracking is occurring.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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Wyeth's urethrotome

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1940.3.1 a-d
Description
Urethrotome consists of dilator (a) with calibrated shaft and a screw at one end that causes instrument to expand; urethral knives (b,d); leather case (d) with velvet lining, two slide latches, leather hinge.
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Accession Number
1940.3.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
Urethrotome consists of dilator (a) with calibrated shaft and a screw at one end that causes instrument to expand; urethral knives (b,d); leather case (d) with velvet lining, two slide latches, leather hinge.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - dilator - Size: Length 29.2 cm
b - urethral knife - Size: Length 27.2 cm
c- urethral knife - Size: Length 27.2 cm
d - case - Size: Length 31.7 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donor unknown
Maker
W. Eyer's
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
metal
leather: black
fabric: faded purple
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Condition Remarks
Missing a cogwheel to hold and control movement of the knife stem
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
See H.J. Milburn & Co.'s catalogue, p. 131, Fig. 1811--Otis "dilating urethrotome"; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dilator for urethral stricture.
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