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Favaloro scissors

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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
Accession Number
997034580
Description
Favaloro scissors with curved shanks, hlades angled to the side with a satin finish.
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Accession Number
997034580
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
MeSH Heading
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears -- operating
Description
Favaloro scissors with curved shanks, hlades angled to the side with a satin finish.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Codman
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"CODMAN 60 // 54-8010 STAINLESS Germany 834 // 536" stamped on inner sides of both shafts.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new; minor rough edge on one handle; handles are loose at screw joint.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
C. Kelly (OR RN, ret.); "Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. M14 (similar to item #MJ-020-01-F) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
Used in heart surgery for cutting small slits in the diseased coronary arteries when doing bypass surgery.
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Lebsche sternum chisel and director

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
Accession Number
997034401
Description
A solid, T-shaped chisel; the distal end of the shaft has a knife and a guard on the tip.
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Accession Number
997034401
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
MeSH Heading
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- chisel and gouge
Description
A solid, T-shaped chisel; the distal end of the shaft has a knife and a guard on the tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Weck
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 on.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"WECK GERMANY STAINLESS" stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 25.0 cm x Width 14.4 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The knife part of the instrument is gouged; the tip is also gouged.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd Ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. M-3 (similar to item #MC-125-01-Y) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
This instrument is used to split the sternum in cardiac surgery.
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microscope slide

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Fritz Bunz Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Pathology
Accession Number
992074023
Description
The slide is in slot 16; the slide is labelled with a white, square paper sticker on the same side as, and to the left of, the specimen; the specimen seems to be an insect; the slide is prepared with yellowish oil, a square cover glass, and a pair of paper spacers under the cover glass, on both lef…
Accession Number
992074023
Collection
Dr. Fritz Bunz Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Pathology
MeSH Heading
Aedes -- anatomy & histology
MM= Microscopy -- accessories and parts -- slide
Description
The slide is in slot 16; the slide is labelled with a white, square paper sticker on the same side as, and to the left of, the specimen; the specimen seems to be an insect; the slide is prepared with yellowish oil, a square cover glass, and a pair of paper spacers under the cover glass, on both left and right sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This slide is part of a collection belonging to Dr. Fritz Bunz, who was a physician in Germany likely in the early 1900s; Mrs. Luterus, daughter of Dr. Bunz, gave the collection to Dr. Miguel Chiong.
Maker
Tropeninstitut
Site Made (City)
Hamburg
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Item belonged to a person who was a physician in the early 1900s.
Material
glass: clear
paper: white; beige
biological: beige
Inscriptions
The sticker on the slide is stamped in purple and reads: "Aedes aegypti // [female symbol: circle sitting on top of a cross] // Tropeninstitut // Hamburg"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Please see note accompanying the collection.
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microscope slide

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Fritz Bunz Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Pathology
Accession Number
992074024
Description
The slide is in slot 17; the slide is labelled with a white, square paper sticker on the same side as, and to the left of, the specimen; the specimen seems to be an insect; the slide is prepared with yellowish oil, a square cover glass, and a pair of paper spacers under the cover glass, on both lef…
Accession Number
992074024
Collection
Dr. Fritz Bunz Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Pathology
MeSH Heading
Aedes -- anatomy & histology
Larva -- anatomy & histology
MM= Microscopy -- accessories and parts -- slide
Description
The slide is in slot 17; the slide is labelled with a white, square paper sticker on the same side as, and to the left of, the specimen; the specimen seems to be an insect; the slide is prepared with yellowish oil, a square cover glass, and a pair of paper spacers under the cover glass, on both left and right sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This slide is part of a collection belonging to Dr. Fritz Bunz, who was a physician in Germany likely in the early 1900s; Mrs. Luterus, daughter of Dr. Bunz, gave the collection to Dr. Miguel Chiong.
Maker
Tropeninstitut
Site Made (City)
Hamburg
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Item belonged to a person who was a physician in the early 1900s.
Material
glass: clear
paper: white; beige
biological: beige
Inscriptions
The sticker on the slide is stamped in purple and reads: "Aedes aegypti // Larve // Tropeninstitut // Hamburg"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 7.6 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Please see note accompanying the collection.
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Dates
1982
circa 1982
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007156
Description
Internal pacemaker; square in shape; stainless steel; rubber attachment to side; rubber-coated wire extending from attachment; maker name and model information engraved to front surface
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Accession Number
994007156
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; square in shape; stainless steel; rubber attachment to side;
rubber-coated wire extending from attachment; maker name and model information
engraved to front surface
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Biotronik Schrittmacher
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1982
circa 1982
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
rubber: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: BIOTRONIK // Schrittmacher // 1P-44-14182 // Made in Germany
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.0 cm. x Width: 4.3 cm. x Depth: 2.0 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #4
Exhibit History
Loaned to Agnes Etherington Art Centre for Museopathy exhibit May 24–Sept. 13, 2001
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Dates
1980
1989
circa 1980-1989
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007157
Description
Internal pacemaker; square in shape; stainless steel; circular opening to side; insert for power source and wire; maker name and model information engraved to front
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Accession Number
994007157
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; square in shape; stainless steel; circular opening to side;
insert for power source and wire; maker name and model information engraved to
front
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Biotronik
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1980
1989
circa 1980-1989
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: BIOTRONIK // Schrittmacher // 1DP-44-54688 // Made in Germny
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.4 cm. x Width: 5.4 cm. x Depth: 2.0 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #4
Exhibit History
Loaned to Agnes Etherington Art Centre for Museopathy exhibit May 24–Sept. 13, 2001; "Pacemakers: Technology Development," HDH, 14 Feb. 2007
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Dates
1980
1989
circa 1980-1989
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007158
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular in shape; stainless steel; translucent rubber attachment to top; with rubber-coated wire extending from attachment; maker name and model information engraved to top
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Accession Number
994007158
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular in shape; stainless steel; translucent rubber
attachment to top; with rubber-coated wire extending from attachment; maker
name and model information engraved to top
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Biotronik
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1980
1989
circa 1980-1989
Material
metal: silver
rubber: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: "1DP-54-L // R-inh // 34312394 // BIOTRONIK // pacemaker //
Made in Germany"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.0 cm. x Width: 5.6 cm. x Depth: 2.0 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #4
Exhibit History
Loaned to Agnes Etherington Art Centre for Museopathy exhibit May 24–Sept. 13, 2001
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1969.6.24 a-f
Description
Polygraph, consisting of a main unit (a) in a case (f), with a wrist tambour (b), tubing (c-d), and a smaller metal box (e).
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Accession Number
1969.6.24 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Pulse -- polygraphy
Description
Polygraph, consisting of a main unit (a) in a case (f), with a wrist tambour (b), tubing (c-d), and a smaller metal box (e).
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - main unit - Size: Length 12.7 cm x Width 10.5 cm x Depth 13.5 cm
b - wrist tambour - Size: Length 28.6 cm x Depth 7.3 cm
c - tubing - Size: Length 73.3 cm
d - tubing - Size: Length 62.2 cm
e - metal box - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
f - case - Size: Length 18.2 cm x Width 15.2 cm x Depth 11.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A.J. Kerwin of Toronto.
Maker
Woehmke
Site Made (City)
Berlin
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal
wood
plastic
leather
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-J2-5
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber in bad condition; leather worn; metal tarnished; #3: box is cracked; rubber and leather are deteriorating.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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sphygmograph case

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
1969.3.43 a-h
Description
Wooden case (h) containing a set of tambours for recording pulses; (a) is a writing lever and holds tambour; (b-d) are metal tambours that are cup-shaped and have handles; (e-g) are black plastic pistons that fit in the drums of the tambours; a hook extends outward and attaches to the writing rod; …
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Accession Number
1969.3.43 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Pulse -- sphygmograph
Description
Wooden case (h) containing a set of tambours for recording pulses; (a) is a writing lever and holds tambour; (b-d) are metal tambours that are cup-shaped and have handles; (e-g) are black plastic pistons that fit in the drums of the tambours; a hook extends outward and attaches to the writing rod; there are also two wooden writing rods that are too small to be labelled.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - writing lever - Size: Length 9.0 cm
b - tambour - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
c - tambour - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
d - tambour - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
e - piston - Size: Diam. 3.0 cm
f - piston - Size: Diam. 2.5 cm
g - piston - Size: Diam. 2.0 cm
h - case - Size: Length 22.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dept. of Physiology, University of Toronto, via Dr. John W. Scott
Maker
Eügen Albrecht
Site Made (City)
Tübingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
"6" inscribed on all parts of (a)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-7
Condition Remarks
Case badly warped; writing rods bent or broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
A tambour is a drum-like instrument used in physiologic experiments.
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