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Depuytren's double bistoury caché

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Dates
1895
1900
circa 1895-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1940.8.1
Description
Double-bladed lithotome with fine geometric patterned black wooden handle; spring lever for fanning out the blades.
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Accession Number
1940.8.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Calculi
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- tome -- lithotome
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- bistoury
Description
Double-bladed lithotome with fine geometric patterned black wooden handle; spring lever for fanning out the blades.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown
Maker
G. Tiemann Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1895
1900
circa 1895-1900
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: grey
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 27.0 cm x Width 3.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
A similar instrument was made by Down's Bros (1906): wholesale catalogue, p. 666, item # 3032; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Tiemann's 1889 catalogue, p. 419, describes the bilateral operation for removal of large stones through the perineum using this instrument.
Images
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