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rectal catheter

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Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
996013029
Description
A rectal catheter consisting of a blue plastic screw-on cap, a clear plastic neck into which a tex (?) tube runs; distal end of tube is covered with a home-made, pale yellow balloon attached with a small plastic ring.
Accession Number
996013029
Collection
Bladder Function Clinic Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Balloon Dilatation -- instrumentation
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- rectal
Description
A rectal catheter consisting of a blue plastic screw-on cap, a clear plastic neck into which a tex (?) tube runs; distal end of tube is covered with a home-made, pale yellow balloon attached with a small plastic ring.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Bladder Function Clinic, by Dr. Low between 1965 and 1996.
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Material
plastic: blue; clear
latex: pale yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Dimension Notes
Length 87.0 cm. x Width 4.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
In pristine condition; #2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. J. A. Low; Gillian Major
Research Facts
Balloon made by Ms. Major; used finger of a sterile glove; hooked up to transducers
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