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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997034414
Description
A long, hollow tube; ball-like tip with perforations; other end open, 45° angle leading to a bevelled end for attaching tubing.
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Accession Number
997034414
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
Description
A long, hollow tube; ball-like tip with perforations; other end open, 45° angle leading to a bevelled end for attaching tubing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Aesculap
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 on.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-11
Dimension Notes
Length 38.0 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Surface is scratched; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"General Surgical Catalog," by Aesculap, Tuttlingen, Germany, 1982, p. 646 (similar to item #GF 818 C) (please see attached photocopy); CD #2
Research Facts
Used for clearing secretions during laryngeal surgery.
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ribbon retractor

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12215
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Thoracic Surgery
Accession Number
997034523
Description
A straight, thin, malleable piece of metal rounded at both ends, with several bends from use.
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Accession Number
997034523
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Thoracic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- retractor -- general operating
Description
A straight, thin, malleable piece of metal rounded at both ends, with several bends from use.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Aesculap
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into metal: "AESCULAP [logo]"; "STEVENS GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-6
Dimension Notes
Length 33.3 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Some bends due to wear; the finish is stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"General Surgical Catalogue," Lawton Surgical Instruments, 1980, p. 151 (similar to item #20-0855)
Research Facts
This retractor easily bends to the desired curve and then returns to original shape; used for retracting the abdominal wall.
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Petz intestinal and stomach suturing apparatus

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8131
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1981.2.2 a-o
Description
A wooden box (o), with a wire handle on the lid and two hooks and a lock on the front, contains: a staple holder for 23 pairs of suturing clips in numbered compartments (a); a closing clamp (b); a gear wheel (c); a chrome-plated screwdriver (d); a chrome-plated filling pin (f); a very fine-tipped f…
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Accession Number
1981.2.2 a-o
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Suture Techniques
Gastroenterology
Description
A wooden box (o), with a wire handle on the lid and two hooks and a lock on the front, contains: a staple holder for 23 pairs of suturing clips in numbered compartments (a); a closing clamp (b); a gear wheel (c); a chrome-plated screwdriver (d); a chrome-plated filling pin (f); a very fine-tipped filling tweezer (g); a filling rack (h); a chrome case with a sliding lid containing a metal washer and 8 tarnished suture clips (i); a polythene bag, stapled closed with a label, containing a clear plastic box of silver suture clips (k); two identical keys to the case (l,m); 23 pairs of sutures in a felt wrapping (n); (e) is unidentified or missing; (j) is the lid of the interior compartment of the case.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - staple holder - Size: Length 26.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm
b - clamp - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 2.8 cm
c - gear wheel - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
d - screwdriver - Size: Length 13.3 cm
f - filling pin - Size: Length 7.0 cm
g - filling tweezer - Size: Length 10.7 cm
h - filling rack - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
i - chrome case - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
j - wooden lid - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 4.0 mm
k - polythene bag - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 7.5 cm
l,m - keys - Size: Length 3.8 cm
n - felt strip - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 1.3 cm
o - case - Size: Length 40.7 cm x Width 11.7 cm x Depth 13.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Catherine Rekai, the widow of Dr. John Rekai.
Maker
Aesculap
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
plastic: translucent
fabric: black
Inscriptions
(a) lower handle marked "C 2299"; upper handle has "D AESCULAP ODELGA" above the symbol of a caduceus; (b) has Aesculap symbol impressed on the part; (c) scratched on shank: "DR. J. Rekai"; (d) impressed on shank: "NRM"; (f) "NRM" marked on handle; (g) has Aesculap symbol on one side and "ODELGA" on the other side; (h) marked "NRM" on underside of base; (i) lid marked with Aesculap symbol; (k) label has "Codman // Surgical Instruments // since 1838 . . ."; on reverse, "Cat. No: 200-4020 // Lot: 4051".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-8
Condition Remarks
Tip of screwdriver (d) bent out of shape
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Aesculap catalogue, 1974, p. 229
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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Lagenbeck raspatory

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8133
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Thoracic Surgery
Accession Number
1981.2.3 b
Description
A solid metal rib raspatory with a flat handle; raspatory ends in a right-angled blade.
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Accession Number
1981.2.3 b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Thoracic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Thoracic Surgery -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- raspatory
Description
A solid metal rib raspatory with a flat handle; raspatory ends in a right-angled blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Catherine Rekai, the widow of Dr. John Rekai.
Maker
Aesculap
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On side: "8"; on top of handle: the caduceus symbol with "AESCULAP" imprinted over top.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 18.2 cm x Width 3.0 mm
Copy Type
Original
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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Luer bone rongeur

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8136
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1981.2.3 e-f
Description
Nickel-plated plier-like instrument that comes in two parts; the handles interlock.
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Accession Number
1981.2.3 e-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- rongeur -- bone
Description
Nickel-plated plier-like instrument that comes in two parts; the handles interlock.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Catherine Rekai, the widow of Dr. John Rekai.
Maker
Aesculap
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
One handle (e) has Aesculap symbol; both handles marked "683".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-11
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Plating worn off in patches.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Aesculap catalogue, 1974, p. 466 (item #F0460); CD #2
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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concave-edge Mathieu's periosteal raspatory

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8141
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1981.2.3 k
Description
Raspatory has a large, flattened handle, tapering to a short shaft and a blade that has a concave cutting edge; the upper, flat portion of the blade is grooved.
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Accession Number
1981.2.3 k
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- raspatory
Description
Raspatory has a large, flattened handle, tapering to a short shaft and a blade that has a concave cutting edge; the upper, flat portion of the blade is grooved.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Catherine Rekai, the widow of Dr. John Rekai.
Maker
Aesculap
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Blade has the Aesculap symbol and "SZIKLAD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 14.2 cm x Width 1.3 cm (blade)
Condition Remarks
Plating worn off blade end; metal is tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
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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