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Fischer ventricular cannula

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
Accession Number
997034321 a-b
Description
A cannula with graduations at one-cm intervals; made of radiopaque tantalum; mushroom-like top with four perforations; centre opening with an attached plug and a metal stylet with a solid silicone tip.
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Accession Number
997034321 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
MeSH Heading
Suction and Drainage -- instrumentation
Description
A cannula with graduations at one-cm intervals; made of radiopaque tantalum; mushroom-like top with four perforations; centre opening with an attached plug and a metal stylet with a solid silicone tip.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cannula - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
b - stylet - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 0.13 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
American V. Mueller, Division of Travenol Laboratories, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Anasco
Site Made (Country)
Puerto Rico
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 on.
Material
metal: silver
silastic: off-white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-3
Condition Remarks
Still in original packaging.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
When inserted into the ventricle, it acts as part of a drainage system to relieve brain pressure.
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Gynergen ampoules

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.8.25 a-f
Description
A flat cardboard box contains three sterile Gynergen ampoules and a metal blade.
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Accession Number
1977.8.25 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Migraine -- drug therapy
Headache -- drug therapy
Analgesics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A flat cardboard box contains three sterile Gynergen ampoules and a metal blade.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a-c - glass ampoules - Size: Length 4.7 cm
d - container top - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
e - container bottom - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
f - blade - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Sandoz Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
cardboard: yellow; brown; white
metal
glass
Inscriptions
On the front face of the cardboard container is printed: "GYNERGEN // TRADE MARK //ERGOTAMINE STOLL // 6 sterile ampules // (1 c.c. = 0.00005 Gm) // [logo: a triangle with "S" in the centre and "SANDOZ" printed underneath // SANDOZ Ltd. Sole distributors for Canada // BASLE (Switzerland) THE WINGATE CHEMICAL Co., Ltd., // Montreal, Can."; the opposite face on the cardboard container gives the same information in French; on the bottom side of the box is printed: "Ergotamin tartaric 1/2 mgr. // Natrium chloratum 7 mgr. // Aqua ad. 1 ccm"; the foregoing is enclosed in a box shape; below this is "07500"; this number is also printed on each of the three ampoules.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row D
Copy Type
Original
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Digifoline ampoules

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
1977.8.27
Description
A cardboard box containing glass ampoules of Digifoline.
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Accession Number
1977.8.27
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cardboard box containing glass ampoules of Digifoline.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
CIBA
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black; red
glass
Inscriptions
On box is printed: "2 // sterile ampoules // 1.1 c.c. // DIGIFOLINE // T.M. Reg. // "CIBA" // POISON // TRADE [logo: two hexagons, one inside the other, with a monogram of CIBA inside the inner one] MARK // Registered // [inside a box shape: One c.c. represents 0.1 gm. // (1 1/2 grains) of digitalis // leaves standardised by the // Focke method] // SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL // INDUSTRY IN BASLE // (Switzerland) // Sale Representatives: // CIBA COMPANY, Ltd // MONTREAL"; printed at an angle across the above: "Complimentary Package"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a tear in the box's top
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Digifoline is a product made of digitalis leaves.
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