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hydrocele trocar and cannula

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.280.1 a-b
Description
Straight steel trocar with silver cannula; scored, checkered wooden handle.
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Accession Number
1969.280.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Testicular Diseases
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Straight steel trocar with silver cannula; scored, checkered wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 6.6 cm
b - trocar - Size: Length 4.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Condition Remarks
Handle is cracked
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Arnold and Sons catalogue, London, p. 155 (similar; different in size, ebony instead of wood); CD #UHN
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hydrocele trocar and cannula

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6616
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1973.5.44 a-b
Description
A straight trocar (a) in a black wooden octagonal handle; silver cannula (b) with a flared end and a keyhole slit at the tip of the other end.
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Accession Number
1973.5.44 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Testicular Diseases
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
A straight trocar (a) in a black wooden octagonal handle; silver cannula (b) with a flared end and a keyhole slit at the tip of the other end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - trocar - Size: Length 11.75 cm
b - cannula - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 3 mm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: silver; grey
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Condition Remarks
(a) Slightly rusty; (b) one end of cannula a bit dented.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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hydrocele trocar and cannula

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Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1942.3.1
Description
A sharpened steel darning needle wrapped with fish line at the blunt end for a handle; cannula is also made of steel.
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Accession Number
1942.3.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
Testicular Diseases
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
A sharpened steel darning needle wrapped with fish line at the blunt end for a handle; cannula is also made of steel.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. V.H. Storey, Bowmanville, Ontario.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Material
metal: silver
plastic
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 8.8 cm x Diam. 0.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This homemade trocar was made by an unknown person; the cannula was taken from a child's toy motor boat; trocar used to tap a hydrocoele.
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hydrocele trocars

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Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
993004127 a-j
Description
Set of four nested trocars with cannulae which store in hollow of handle; handle is pear-shaped with ridges; neck of handle has internal and external threading; hollow cylinder cover has one closed end, screws onto handle to encase nesting trocars
Accession Number
993004127 a-j
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Set of four nested trocars with cannulae which store in hollow of handle; handle is pear-shaped
with ridges; neck of handle has internal and external threading; hollow cylinder cover has one
closed end, screws onto handle to encase nesting trocars
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 9.0 cm. x Width 2.4 cm. x Depth 1.0 cm.
b - outside case - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
c - longest punch - Size: Length 8.5 cm. x Diameter0.5 cm.
d - sheath - Size: Length 6.5 cm. x Diameter5.5 cm.
e - punch - Size: Length 7.5 cm. x Diameter0.4 cm.
f - sheath - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Diameter0.4 cm.
g - punch - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
h - sheath - Size: Length 5.0 cm. x Diameter0.3 cm.
i - shortest punch - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Diameter0.1 cm.
j - sheath - Size: Length 4.5 cm. x Diameter1.5 cm.
Maker
A. S. Aloe Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Date Remarks
American Hospital Catalogue order # 40425
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on (b): "A.S. ALOE CO. // GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Condition Remarks
# 1: (a-b): shows wear; (e-h): tip corroded; (i-j): shaft & tip corroded; # 2: no damage; #3: rusty
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalog of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman and Shurtleff, ca 1920,
p. 111, item 4370
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
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Ponteau's curved trocar

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5924
Dates
1876
circa 1876
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.298.1 a-b
Description
Curved trocar, nickel-plated steel; silver cannula with shield at the end near the four-sided wooden handle.
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Accession Number
1969.298.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Curved trocar, nickel-plated steel; silver cannula with shield at the end near the four-sided wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
handle - Size: Length 6.0 cm
trocar - Size: Length 13.6 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Dates
1876
circa 1876
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: grey
wood: black
Inscriptions
On underside of shield, "ARNOLD AND SONS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Arnold and Sons catalogue, p. 156 (similar to Fig. 472); CD #UHN
Images
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