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Dr. Koch urethroscopes

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.55.4 a-l
Description
Urethroscope set, consisting of (a) a sheath, Nol 32 French scale, with compartment to hold illuminator; (b) obturator for (a), No. 32; (c) sheath, No. 28, plain, straight; (d) obturator No. 28; (e) sheath, No. 24, plain, straight; (f) obturator, No. 24; (g,h) diagnostic lamp with condenser lens; (…
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Accession Number
1969.55.4 a-l
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- urethroscope
Description
Urethroscope set, consisting of (a) a sheath, Nol 32 French scale, with compartment to hold illuminator; (b) obturator for (a), No. 32; (c) sheath, No. 28, plain, straight; (d) obturator No. 28; (e) sheath, No. 24, plain, straight; (f) obturator, No. 24; (g,h) diagnostic lamp with condenser lens; (i) illuminator for (a); (j) illluminator for (a), light bulb on long wire with electrical contacts and set screw for wire; (k) post to screw into shield at end of (e); (l) case, covered in brown morocco leather, sliding catch lock, lined with purple velvet, maker's name on white ribbon on inside of lid.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - sheath
b - obturator
c - sheath
d - obturator
e - sheath
f - obturator
g - diagnostic lamp
h - bulb
i - illuminator
j - illuminator
k - post
l - case - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Width 11.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Harold DeWitt Ball.
Maker
ElectroSurgical Instrument Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record has "early 20c."
Material
metal: yellow; silver
glass: clear
fabric: purple; white
leather: brown
Inscriptions
On white strip on inside cover of case: "ELECTROSURGICAL INSTRUMENT CO. // ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, U.S.A."; on (a): "E.S.I.CO. Rochester N.Y. U.S.A., PAT'D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-11
Condition Remarks
Case: lid torn off, box worn; infested with insects; (a-k) good, but two bulbs have been broken; #2: case is deteriorating; lid has come off.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
See Ingram & Bell Catalogue, 1909, p. 150 (item JJ 55); (g) Betz Catalogue, p. 33 (item 3N 3375); CD #UHN
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female catheter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1227
Collection
Dr. Jason A. Hannah Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996002019
Description
Female catheter which consists of a rigid hollow cylindrical metal tube which is rounded and closed at one end (the tip introduced into the urethra) and has a short hollow tube branching off from the other end which is closed with a piece of metal with a loop at at the end; the tip has six small ho…
Accession Number
996002019
Collection
Dr. Jason A. Hannah Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
Female catheter which consists of a rigid hollow cylindrical metal tube which is rounded and
closed at one end (the tip introduced into the urethra) and has a short hollow tube branching
off from the other end which is closed with a piece of metal with a loop at at the end; the
tip has six small holes on both sides (going up 3 cm)
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
OWNED BY DR. JASON A. HANNAH, 1928 MEDS. GRADUATE FROM QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.9 cm. x Width: 1.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
There is a small crack in the metal at the holding end of the catheter; no corrosion is visible; #3: dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Sklar Products, Surgical Instruments Catalogue (1967), p. 299; "Antique Medical Instruments"
by C. Keith Wilbur, M.D., p. 74
Research Facts
Female catheter, double current -- Sklar, p. 299
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female catheter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8142
Dates
1974
circa 1974
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1981.2.4 a-b
Description
Catheter (a) is a long, hollow tube with an oval hole at one end and an opening at the other end, into which (b) is inserted; (b) contains a catheter guidewire.
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Accession Number
1981.2.4 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
Catheter (a) is a long, hollow tube with an oval hole at one end and an opening at the other end, into which (b) is inserted; (b) contains a catheter guidewire.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 5.0 mm
b - catheter insert - Size: Length 15.6 cm x Diam. 3.0 mm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Catherine Rekai, the widow of Dr. John Rekai.
Maker
Hevesy Surgical/Aesculap
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1974
circa 1974
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) marked with "HEVESY SURG // [logo] GERMANY 16"; (b) has the Aesculap symbol and "I & B KROME Made in Germany"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Aesculap catalogue, 1974, p. 259 (item #EF306C); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Rekai is one of the founders of the Central Hospital; he served at the Semelweiss Hospital, Budapest, from 1938–1948, and at Central Hospital from 1957–1978.
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female catheter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8331
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1984.14.9
Description
Glass female catheter; slightly bent at tip; outer part ending in a lip.
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Accession Number
1984.14.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
Glass female catheter; slightly bent at tip; outer part ending in a lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.J. Wilson; used by his father, Dr. J.P WIlson.
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Diam. 4.0 mm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. J.P. Wilson graduated from U of T in 1911 and practised in Richmond Hill 1919-1967.
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female catheters

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8322
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1984.14.10 a-b
Description
Two glass catheters; on end angled at about 45° and with two holes, one towards the tip and the other at the bend; there is another similar bend, but in the opposite direction, about 1/3 of the way from the other end.
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Accession Number
1984.14.10 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
Two glass catheters; on end angled at about 45° and with two holes, one towards the tip and the other at the bend; there is another similar bend, but in the opposite direction, about 1/3 of the way from the other end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 16.0 cm
b - catheter - Size: Length 16.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.J. Wilson; used by his father, Dr. J.P WIlson.
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. J.P. Wilson graduated from U of T in 1911 and practised in Richmond Hill 1919-1967.
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
997037458
Description
A long, glass, cylindrical thick-walled hollow tube with one straight-cut open end; at one end, the tube terminates in a bulbous tip; a punched oval hole is located on one side; the other end tapers to a lipped opening
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Accession Number
997037458
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
A long, glass, cylindrical thick-walled hollow tube with one straight-cut open end; at one end, the tube terminates in a bulbous tip; a punched oval hole is located on one side; the other end tapers to a lipped opening
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This marks the beginning of the Bird practice.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 15.7 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass shows minor wear; slightly dirty/cloudy on interior; no chips or cracks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Weck Surgical Instruments and Products," by Pilling Weck, 1992, p. 282 (similar to item # 19614) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
997037459
Description
A long, glass, cylindrical thick-walled hollow tube with one straight-cut open end; the tube angles at both ends; at one end, the tube terminates in a bulbous tip; a punched oval hole is located on both sides of the tube, one of which is smaller than the other
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Accession Number
997037459
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
A long, glass, cylindrical thick-walled hollow tube with one straight-cut open end; the tube angles at both ends; at one end, the tube terminates in a bulbous tip; a punched oval hole is located on both sides of the tube, one of which is smaller than the other
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This marks the beginning of the Bird practice.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Slight spotting on interior
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
997037460
Description
A long, glass, cylindrical thick-walled hollow tube with one straight-cut open end; the tube angles at both ends; at one end, the tube terminates in a bulbous tip; a punched oval hole is located on both sides of the tube, one of which is smaller than the other
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Accession Number
997037460
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
A long, glass, cylindrical thick-walled hollow tube with one straight-cut open end; the tube angles at both ends; at one end, the tube terminates in a bulbous tip; a punched oval hole is located on both sides of the tube, one of which is smaller than the other
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This marks the beginning of the Bird practice.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 15.7 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Interior of glass is fogged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
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Lowsley urethroscope

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11018
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
997034380 a-b
Description
A hollow black tube with distal end bevelled; attachment on proximal end has right and left parts and a control lever for a locking mechanism; obturator; long, bifurcated solid metal bars on distal end, condé tip; proximal end, a locing system that attaches to the urethroscope for introduction.
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Accession Number
997034380 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- urethroscope
Description
A hollow black tube with distal end bevelled; attachment on proximal end has right and left parts and a control lever for a locking mechanism; obturator; long, bifurcated solid metal bars on distal end, condé tip; proximal end, a locing system that attaches to the urethroscope for introduction.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - obturator - Size: Length 29.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - sheath - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Storz
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards.
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black; silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Condition Remarks
Slight discolouration on condé tip of obturator; staining on inside of hollow tube.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A.C.M.I. Cystoscopic, Urologic and Allied Diagnostic Instruments and High Frequency Apparatus" by American Cystoscope Makers, Inc., 1952, p. 92 (similar to items #259 and 259A) (see attached photocopy); C. Kelly, retired OR nurse; CD #2.
Research Facts
Used for examination of the urethra in conjunction with an obturator.
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Lowsley urethroscope with obturator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11008
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
997034374 a-b
Description
Consists of a barrel (a) and a barrel-shaped sheath (b); proximal end has an inlet for liquid; locking mechanism for obturator; obturator has coude-type end with a knee joint mechanism at the distal end that locks into the sheath.
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Accession Number
997034374 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- urethroscope
Description
Consists of a barrel (a) and a barrel-shaped sheath (b); proximal end has an inlet for liquid; locking mechanism for obturator; obturator has coude-type end with a knee joint mechanism at the distal end that locks into the sheath.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - barrel - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - sheath - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
ACMI
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards.
Material
plastic (?): tan
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"American Cystoscope"; "24-26- FR. Short"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Condition Remarks
Some discolouration on sheath.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A.C.M.I. Cystoscopic, Urologic and Allied Diagnostic Instruments and High Frequency Apparatus" by American Cystoscope Makers, Inc., 1952, p. 126 (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Used as an introducer through urethra and into bladder.
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male and female catheter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6009
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.349.1 a-c
Description
Two interchangeable catheter tips--a male tip and a female tip--and a narrow piece of tubing.
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Accession Number
1969.349.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- male
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
Two interchangeable catheter tips--a male tip and a female tip--and a narrow piece of tubing.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
male tip
female tip
tubing
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Condition Remarks
Probably a straight piece is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Parker's male and female catheter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7031
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1976.9.29
Description
Handle and catheter screw together at the middle; the catheter has an oval hole at the tip.
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Accession Number
1976.9.29
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- male
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
Handle and catheter screw together at the middle; the catheter has an oval hole at the tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.3 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Pitted with rust over entire length; rust is heavier in the handle area.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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three-way uretal catheter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1740
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013036
Description
A long, green hollow rubber rod with a hole in the tip, two holes just up from the tip and two more holes up a little further from that; 12 red stripes circle the rod halfway up its length; more green rubber, then the rod changes to black; end of rod covered with black rubber neck, which holds thre…
Accession Number
996013036
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
A long, green hollow rubber rod with a hole in the tip, two holes just up from the tip and two more
holes up a little further from that; 12 red stripes circle the rod halfway up its length; more
green rubber, then the rod changes to black; end of rod covered with black rubber neck, which holds
three black guides in place; guides have metal heads for locking onto transducers
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Dr. Low in Toronto in the Bladder Function Clinic 1965-1996
Maker
USCI
Site Made (City)
Billerica
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Packaging on 996.013.038-.040 suggests later date
Material
rubber: green; black
metal : silver
Inscriptions
On catheter (not guides): "5265 USCI USA 11.5 JBGJEA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Dimension Notes
Length 50.2 cm. x Width 4.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Pristine condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Gillian Major; see also all of 996.013; see also product packaging information
Research Facts
Used with homemade balloon; same as catheter used in calibrator (996.013.031g)
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three-way uretal catheter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1741
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013037
Description
A long, green hollow rubber rod with a hole in the tip, two holes just up from the tip and two more holes up a little further from that; 12 red stripes circle the rod halfway up its length; more green rubber, then the rod changes to black; end of rod covered with black rubber neck, which holds thre…
Accession Number
996013037
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
A long, green hollow rubber rod with a hole in the tip, two holes just up from the tip and two more
holes up a little further from that; 12 red stripes circle the rod halfway up its length; more
green rubber, then the rod changes to black; end of rod covered with black rubber neck, which holds
three black guides in place; guides have metal heads for locking onto transducers
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Dr. Low in Toronto in the Bladder Function Clinic 1965-1996
Maker
USCI
Site Made (City)
Billerica
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Packaging on 996.013.038-.040 suggests later date
Material
rubber: green; black
metal : silver
Inscriptions
On catheter (not guides): "5265 USCI USA 11.5 JBGJEA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Dimension Notes
Length 50.2 cm. x Width 4.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Pristine condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Gillian Major; see also all of 996.013; see also product packaging information
Research Facts
Used with homemade balloon; same as catheter used in calibrator (996.013.031g)
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three-way uretal catheter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1742
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013038 a-c
Description
A green rubber catheter with three black guides lies inside a sealed package which is paper on the back and clear plastic over the front to form a window; rectangular white and red paper insert with product information lies inside the package with the catheter; reverse of package has cautionary war…
Accession Number
996013038 a-c
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
A green rubber catheter with three black guides lies inside a sealed package which is paper on the
back and clear plastic over the front to form a window; rectangular white and red paper insert with
product information lies inside the package with the catheter; reverse of package has cautionary
warning printed many times
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 61.0 cm. x Width 10.3 cm.
b - catheter - Size: Length 50.2 cm. x Width 4.0 mm.
c - paper insert - Size: Length 21.6 cm. x Width 4.5 cm.
Provenance
Used by Dr. Low in Toronto in the Bladder Function Clinic 1965-1996
Maker
USCI
Site Made (City)
Billerica
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Packaging on 996.013.038-.040 suggests later date
Material
rubber: green; black
metal : silver
paper: cream; white; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
On package (reverse): 'NON-STERILE USCI ["USCI" enclosed in oval]" printed many times; on insert in
package: "CONTENTS // NOT STERILE // DO NOT STERILIZE // IN THIS PACKAGE // CONTENTS: 1 each //
USCI // Rev. 6/8-77/5011411 // CAT. NO. // H8015 // 000099 // FORMERLY // 5265 // SIZE // 11.5F //
LENGTH // 30 CM // LOT NO. // 027051 // CAUTION: FEDERAL (USA) LAW RESTRICTS THIS DEVICE TO SALE
BY OR ON THE ORDER OF A PHYSICIAN. // USCI, A DIVISION OF C.R. BARD, INC. Billerica, Massachusetts
01821, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Condition Remarks
Package is sealed; catheter looks to be in good condition; package is creased; moisture stain on
paper on reverse, left side, 1 cm from top and flush with left edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Gillian Major; see also all of 996.013; see also product packaging information
Research Facts
Packages unopened; these 3-way catheters cost $100 apiece; used to measure bladder and urethral
pressure; hooked up to transducers and rested in a sterilizing chamber
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three-way uretal catheter

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Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013039 a-c
Description
A green rubber catheter with three black guides lies inside a sealed package which is paper on the back and clear plastic over the front to form a window; rectangular white and red paper insert with product information lies inside the package with the catheter; reverse of package has cautionary war…
Accession Number
996013039 a-c
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
A green rubber catheter with three black guides lies inside a sealed package which is paper on the
back and clear plastic over the front to form a window; rectangular white and red paper insert with
product information lies inside the package with the catheter; reverse of package has cautionary
warning printed many times
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 61.0 cm. x Width 10.3 cm.
b - catheter - Size: Length 50.2 cm. x Width 4.0 mm.
c - paper insert - Size: Length 21.6 cm. x Width 4.5 cm.
Provenance
Used by Dr. Low in Toronto in the Bladder Function Clinic 1965-1996
Maker
USCI
Site Made (City)
Billerica
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Packaging on 996.013.038-.040 suggests later date
Material
rubber: green; black
metal : silver
paper: cream; white; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
On package (reverse): 'NON-STERILE USCI ["USCI" enclosed in oval]" printed many times; on insert in
package: "CONTENTS // NOT STERILE // DO NOT STERILIZE // IN THIS PACKAGE // CONTENTS: 1 each //
USCI // Rev. 6/8-77/5011411 // CAT. NO. // H8015 // 000099 // FORMERLY // 5265 // SIZE // 11.5F //
LENGTH // 30 CM // LOT NO. // 027051 // CAUTION: FEDERAL (USA) LAW RESTRICTS THIS DEVICE TO SALE
BY OR ON THE ORDER OF A PHYSICIAN. // USCI, A DIVISION OF C.R. BARD, INC. Billerica, Massachusetts
01821, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Condition Remarks
Package is sealed; catheter looks to be in good condition; package is creased; moisture stain on
paper on reverse, left side, 1 cm from top and flush with left edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Gillian Major; see also all of 996.013; see also product packaging information
Research Facts
Packages unopened; these 3-way catheters cost $100 apiece; used to measure bladder and urethral
pressure; hooked up to transducers and rested in a sterilizing chamber
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three-way uretal catheter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1744
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996013040 a-c
Description
A green rubber catheter with three black guides lies inside a sealed package which is paper on the back and clear plastic over the front to form a window; rectangular white and red paper insert with product information lies inside the package with the catheter; reverse of package has cautionary war…
Accession Number
996013040 a-c
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
A green rubber catheter with three black guides lies inside a sealed package which is paper on the
back and clear plastic over the front to form a window; rectangular white and red paper insert with
product information lies inside the package with the catheter; reverse of package has cautionary
warning printed many times
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 61.0 cm. x Width 10.3 cm.
b - catheter - Size: Length 50.2 cm. x Width 4.0 mm.
c - paper insert - Size: Length 21.6 cm. x Width 4.5 cm.
Provenance
Used by Dr. Low in Toronto in the Bladder Function Clinic 1965-1996
Maker
USCI
Site Made (City)
Billerica
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Packaging on 996.013.038-.040 suggests later date
Material
rubber: green; black
metal : silver
paper: cream; white; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
On package (reverse): 'NON-STERILE USCI ["USCI" enclosed in oval]" printed many times; on insert in
package: "CONTENTS // NOT STERILE // DO NOT STERILIZE // IN THIS PACKAGE // CONTENTS: 1 each //
USCI // Rev. 6/8-77/5011411 // CAT. NO. // H8015 // 000099 // FORMERLY // 5265 // SIZE // 11.5F //
LENGTH // 30 CM // LOT NO. // 027051 // CAUTION: FEDERAL (USA) LAW RESTRICTS THIS DEVICE TO SALE
BY OR ON THE ORDER OF A PHYSICIAN. // USCI, A DIVISION OF C.R. BARD, INC. Billerica, Massachusetts
01821, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Condition Remarks
Package is sealed; catheter looks to be in good condition; package is creased; moisture stain on
paper on reverse, left side, 1 cm from top and flush with left edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Gillian Major; see also all of 996.013; see also product packaging information
Research Facts
Packages unopened; these 3-way catheters cost $100 apiece; used to measure bladder and urethral
pressure; hooked up to transducers and rested in a sterilizing chamber
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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
1970.8.37 a-b
Description
Plain, straight urethroscope (a) with a blunt obturator (b); to fit universal handle with illuminator; size 30.
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Accession Number
1970.8.37 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- urethroscope
Description
Plain, straight urethroscope (a) with a blunt obturator (b); to fit universal handle with illuminator; size 30.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - urethroscope - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
b - obturator - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Harold DeWitt Ball via Dr. Olive Ibberson.
Maker
E.S.I. Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1976
circa 1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"E.S.I. CO. // ROCHESTER, N.Y. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-11
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 4081 (similar to item #G/-2033); CD #UHN
Images
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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
1970.8.38 a-b
Description
Plain, straight urethroscope (a) with a blunt obturator (b); to fit universal handle with illuminator; size 24.
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Accession Number
1970.8.38 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- urethroscope
Description
Plain, straight urethroscope (a) with a blunt obturator (b); to fit universal handle with illuminator; size 24.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - urethroscope - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
b - obturator - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Harold DeWitt Ball via Dr. Olive Ibberson.
Maker
E.S.I. Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1976
circa 1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"I.S.I. CO. // ROCHESTER, N.Y. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-11
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 4081 (similar to item #G/-2033); CD #UHN
Images
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1981.4.1 a-k
Description
Three urethroscopes of different sizes (a-f); (a,b) is size 23; (c,d) is size 21; (e,f) is size 25; each is a straight urethroscope with an obturator; (g) is a contact clamp; (h,i) are distal illuminators, made of metal with a glass lamp at one end, the other end threaded; (j) is a fabric-covered c…
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Accession Number
1981.4.1 a-k
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- urethroscope
Description
Three urethroscopes of different sizes (a-f); (a,b) is size 23; (c,d) is size 21; (e,f) is size 25; each is a straight urethroscope with an obturator; (g) is a contact clamp; (h,i) are distal illuminators, made of metal with a glass lamp at one end, the other end threaded; (j) is a fabric-covered conducting cord; all stored in a wooden case with fitted slots for the instruments; a metal label is nailed to the outside of the case.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a-b - urethroscope - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 8.0 mm
c-d - urethroscope - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 8.0 mm
e-f - urethroscope - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 8.0 mm
g - clamp - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 7.0 mm
h - illuminator - Size: Length 13.5 cm
i - illuminator - Size: Length 13.5 cm
j - cord - Size: Length 1.8 m
k - case - Size: Length 24.1 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Gordon Edmund, R.O.M.
Maker
Sass Wolf & Co.
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Material
metal: silver
fabric: red; blue
wood: light brown
glass: clear
Inscriptions
On metal label on outside of case: "LAMERIS // °—UTRECHT—° // INSTRUMENTEN"; label on inside of lid reads, "Sass Wolf & Co // G.m.b.h. //Berlin N. 24 // Oranienburgerstn 63"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-11
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used by Dr. Gordon Edmund during WW II in Holland and Germany when he was a lab tech. in the British Army.
Images
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