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peritoneal dialysis catheter

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Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Renal Dialysis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Nephrology
Accession Number
998020002
Description
Peritoneal dialysis catheter, which consists of a hollow clear silastic tube with open ends that has been bent in half; the folded area is in a semi-circle; one end of the tube has several small holes perforated through the tube and a piece of bulbous white silastic with a felt covering on top near…
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Accession Number
998020002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Renal Dialysis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Nephrology
MeSH Heading
Dialysis Solutions -- administration and dosage
Renal Insufficiency -- therapy
Nephrology -- instrumentation
Description
Peritoneal dialysis catheter, which consists of a hollow clear silastic tube with open ends that has been bent in half; the folded area is in a semi-circle; one end of the tube has several small holes perforated through the tube and a piece of bulbous white silastic with a felt covering on top near the bend; the other end of the tube has a small piece of felt wrapped around its outer edge, near the bend.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From the Renal Dialysis Unit at Kingston General Hospital
Maker
Accurate Surgical Instruments Corporation
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Date Remarks
Used in the early 1980's
Material
silastic: white; clear
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Label on the packaging reads, "One Sterile // SWAN NECK™
// Oreopoulos - Zellerman Toronto [] Missouri // PERITONEAL DIALYSIS CATHETER // CATALOGUE NO.: SN M2 Right // Made in Canada by: // ACCURATE SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION // 588 Richmond Street West, Toronto, Canada M5V 1Y9 // CONTENTS OF UNOPENED OR UNDAMAGED PACKAGE STERILE // Caution: Federal Law restricts this device to sale by or on order of physician // P Patent Pending Lot # HX70-42-20 6/92 // OPEN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 24.9 cm. x Width: 4.7 cm. x Depth: 1.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
The catheter arrived in its original packaging, so it was never used and it is in pristine condition; #2: plastic still pliable; no discolouration or other damage; #3: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Peter Morrin; Karen Irvine-Bird
Research Facts
Silastic is a silicone rubber product; used with all types of peritoneal dialysis
Exhibit History
Renal Dialysis Exhibit at Museum, Feb. 24, 1999-April 19, 2003
Images
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