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esophageal balloons

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Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
995003089 a-o
Description
(a-m) Fourteen esophageal balloons in a clear plastic packaging sleeves; each balloon is a flattened cylindrical latex tube which is open at one end and sealed at a point at the other; each balloon has a strip of heavy paper within it to keep the sides separated; (o) cardboard mailing box which is …
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Accession Number
995003089 a-o
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Balloon Dilatation -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
(a-m) Fourteen esophageal balloons in a clear plastic packaging sleeves; each balloon is a flattened cylindrical latex tube which is open at one end and sealed at a point at the other; each balloon has a strip of heavy paper within it to keep the sides separated; (o) cardboard mailing box which is rectangular in shape and opens at both ends; the box has a mailing label, customs label and five stamps on the front.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a-m - esophageal balloons x 14 - Size: Length 18.3 cm. x Width 1.5 cm.
o - mailing box - Size: Length 24.0 cm. x Width 11.0 cm. x Depth 4.4 cm.
Maker
Anode Rubber Plating Co.
Site Made (City)
Boling
Site Made (State)
Texas
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
Mailing box postmarked December 30, 1975
Material
plastic: clear
latex rubber: beige
paper: light beige
cardboard: light brown
Inscriptions
Box has a mailing label which reads, "From Anode Rubber Plating Co. P.O. Box 668 Boling, Texas 77420 // To Queen's University // S.P. Pietak, M.D. Dept. of Anesthesia // 82 Barrie St. Kingston Ont. Canada // P.O. # 56370 Return Postage Guaranteed"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-13
Condition Remarks
Mailing box was dirty and dusty; clear plastic balloon sleeves were dirty and dusty; mailing box has been bent at the side and is missing a staple
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Research Facts
Balloons were used to correct esophageal strictures
Images
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