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Atricor synchronous pacer

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Dates
1960
1969
circa 1960-1969
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007031
Description
Circular form; transparent encased ; steel name plate to front surface; inner mechanics visible; wire input socket to top; weighs 140 gm.
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Accession Number
994007031
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
Circular form; transparent encased ; steel name plate to front surface; inner mechanics visible; wire input socket to top; weighs 140 gm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
cordis
Site Made (City)
Miami
Site Made (State)
Florida
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1969
circa 1960-1969
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's estimate
Material
plastic: transparent
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Name plate: ATRIAL INPUT // VENTR OUTPUT // ATRICOR // Synchronous Pacer // cordis // MIAMI, FLORIDA // USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-1
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm. x Diam. 5.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong
Research Facts
An attempt to synchronize the alatrical activity of the atria with the ventricularb events; first used in 1962; re in 1963-64; the was to vary the ventricular rate with the body; powered by 5 mercury batteries.
Exhibit History
Dec. 1994 Pacemaker Exhibit - KGH Cardiology
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Atricor synchronous pacer

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Dates
1960
1969
circa 1960-1969
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007032
Description
Circular form; transparent encased ; steel name plate to front surface; inner mechanics visible; wire input socket to top; weighs 140 g.
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Accession Number
994007032
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
Circular form; transparent encased ; steel name plate to front surface; inner mechanics visible; wire input socket to top; weighs 140 g.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
cordis
Site Made (City)
Miami
Site Made (State)
Florida
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1969
circa 1960-1969
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's estimate
Material
plastic: transparent
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Name plate: ATRIAL INPUT // VENTR OUTPUT // ATRICOR // Synchronous Pacer // cordis // MIAMI, FLORIDA // USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-1
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm. x Diam. 5.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong
Research Facts
An attempt to synchronize the alatrical activity of the atria with the ventricular events; first used in 1962; re in 1963-64; the was to vary the ventricular rate with the body; powered by 5 mercury batteries.
Exhibit History
Dec. 1994
Pacemaker Exhibit - KGH Cardiology
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Birkmire de-fibrillator

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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997008031 a-b
Description
(a) Birkmire defibrillator built into a cloth-covered wooden case with a lid hinged by two hinges at the back and closed by two clasps at the front; between the two front clasps is a leather carrying handle (now broken off) and the bottom of the case has four round plastic feet to stand it up on; t…
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Accession Number
997008031 a-b
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Electric Countershock -- instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
(a) Birkmire defibrillator built into a cloth-covered wooden case with a lid hinged by two hinges at the back and closed by two clasps at the front; between the two front clasps is a leather carrying handle (now broken off) and the bottom of the case has four round plastic feet to stand it up on; the inside lid of the case has a piece of paper with printed instructions; the inside right front of the case has a built-up rectangular-shaped powering unit; the top of this unit has power and impulse lights, an intensity bulb, an on/off switch and a push button; the back of the unit has two electrical cords coming out of it; one cord was to plug into an electrical supply; the other cord has an end which attaches to (b) two paddles, each attached to an electrical cord and joining together at a single plug; each paddle consists of a narrow rectangular bakelite handle onto which is attached a long cylindrical rubber-covered piece of metal; at the end of the metal rods, there is an attached piece of round flat metal which is covered at the front with cloth.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - defibrillator in case - Size: Length 34.8 cm. x Width 23.2 cm. x Depth 11.6 cm.
b - paddles - Size: Length 139.4 cm. x Width 14.2 cm. x Depth 2.6 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Birkos, Incorporated, Manufacturers
Site Made (City)
Havertown
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Material
wood: beige
metal: silver; yellow
plastic: black; red
glass: clear; black
rubber: red; black
fabric: black; off-white
Inscriptions
The inside operating instructions read, "BIRKMIRE DEFIBRILLATOR // Operating Instructions // [instructions follow] // BIRKOS, INCORPORATED, Manufacturers // FACTORY DISTRIBUTOR: H. S. OSBORN CO., 229 LINCOLN AVE., HAVERTOWN, PENNA."; the top of the inner powering unit reads, "BIRKMIRE DE-FIBRILLATOR // BIRKOS INC. // HAVERTOWN, PA."; individual lights, buttons and switches are labelled; the top of the carrying case has an attached piece of cloth tape with the word, "DE-FIBRILLATOR" written on it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-J1-4
Condition Remarks
The defibrillator arrived very dirty and dusty; the case is in good repair with only one small tear in the cloth at the bottom; the leather handle is broken off; the cord leading to the electrical supply appears to be a replacement; the cloth covering the paddles is stained and one is torn; minor corrosion is visible on the front clasps; other parts of the defibrillator are complete and undamaged; #2: dusty; metal in good condition; scratches on sides; rubber gives off foul odour.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery - Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Sep. 13, 1999; small exhibit upstairs in museum to Jan. 2004
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Ectocor standby pacer

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Dates
1967
1973
circa 1967-1973
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007187
Description
Internal pacemaker; circular shape; inner mechanics potted in translucent yellow plastic casing; stainless steel nameplate to front; insert for wires to top; maker name and model information engraved to nameplate.
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Accession Number
994007187
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; circular shape; inner mechanics potted in translucent yellow plastic casing; stainless steel nameplate to front; insert for wires to top; maker name and model information engraved to nameplate.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Cordis
Site Made (City)
Miami
Site Made (State)
Florida
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1967
1973
circa 1967-1973
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes; original record had "late 1960s - early 1970s"
Material
plastic: yellow
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved to nameplate: VENTR. OUTPUT // ECTOCOR // STANDBY PACER // 129E-5931 // RATE-70 // cordis // MIAMI, FLORIDA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.8 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 2.4 cm.
Copy Type
Original
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Ectocor standby pacer

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007189
Description
Internal pacemaker; circular shape; inner mechanics potted in translucent yellow plastic casing; stainless steel nameplate to front; insert for wires to top; maker name and model information engraved to nameplate.
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Accession Number
994007189
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; circular shape; inner mechanics potted in translucent yellow plastic casing; stainless steel nameplate to front; insert for wires to top; maker name and model information engraved to nameplate.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Cordis
Site Made (City)
Miami
Site Made (State)
Florida
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
plastic: yellow
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved to nameplate: INPUT-OUTPUT // ECTOCOR // STANDBY PACER // RATE 70 // 129E7-10912 // cordis // MIAMI, FLORIDA // USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.8 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 2.4 cm.
Copy Type
Original
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Gemini III cardiac pacer

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Dates
Dec. 1983
circa Dec. 1983
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007070
Description
Internal pacemaker; rounded shape; stainless steel; translucent yellow plastic attachment to top; with two rubber-coated wires inserted to one side of attachment; maker name and information imprinted to front surface.
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Accession Number
994007070
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; rounded shape; stainless steel; translucent yellow plastic attachment to top; with two rubber-coated wires inserted to one side of attachment; maker name and information imprinted to front surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Cordis
Site Made (City)
Miami
Site Made (State)
Florida
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
Dec. 1983
circa Dec. 1983
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
plastic: yellow
Inscriptions
Imprinted to front: "Gemini (R) III // Automatic Universal (DDD) // Cardiac Pacer // SN418A - 44455 // cordis (R) // Miami, FL, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.0 cm. x Width: 5.9 cm. x Depth: 1.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
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Gemini III cardiac pacer

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Dates
1983
circa 1983
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007071
Description
Internal pacemaker; rounded shape; stainless steel; translucent plastic attachment to top; with two wires inserted to one side; maker name and information imprinted to front surface.
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Accession Number
994007071
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; rounded shape; stainless steel; translucent plastic attachment to top; with two wires inserted to one side; maker name and information imprinted to front surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Cordis
Site Made (City)
Miami
Site Made (State)
Florida
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1983
circa 1983
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
plastic: yellow
Inscriptions
Imprinted to front: "Gemini (R) III // Automatic Universal (DDD) // Cardiac Pacer // SN418A - 44501 // cordis (R) // Miami, FL, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.0 cm. x Width: 5.9 cm. x Depth: 1.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
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Gemini III cardiac pacer

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Dates
1983
circa 1983
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007072
Description
Internal pacemaker; rounded shape; stainless steel; translucent yellow plastic attachment to top (insert for wires); maker's name and information imprinted to front surface.
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Accession Number
994007072
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; rounded shape; stainless steel; translucent yellow plastic attachment to top (insert for wires); maker's name and information imprinted to front surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Cordis
Site Made (City)
Miami
Site Made (State)
Florida
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1983
circa 1983
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
plastic: yellow
Inscriptions
Imprinted to front: "Gemini (R) III // Lithium-Powered // Automatic Universal (DDD) // Cardiac Pacer // SN418A - 43183 // cordis (R) // Miami, FL, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.0 cm. x Width: 4.8 cm. x Depth: 1.0 cm.
Copy Type
Original
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Gemini theta cardiac pacer

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Dates
Apr. 1982
circa Apr. 1982
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007073
Description
Internal pacemaker; rounded oblong shape; stainless steel; translucent yellow plastic attachment to top; with two rubber-coated wires inserted to one side of attachment; maker's name and information imprinted to front surface.
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Accession Number
994007073
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; rounded oblong shape; stainless steel; translucent yellow plastic attachment to top; with two rubber-coated wires inserted to one side of attachment; maker's name and information imprinted to front surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Cordis
Site Made (City)
Miami
Site Made (State)
Florida
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
Apr. 1982
circa Apr. 1982
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
plastic: yellow
Inscriptions
Imprinted to front: "Gemini (R) (theta) // Lithium-Powered // Automatic Universal (DDD) // Cardiac Pacer // SN415A - 18411 // cordis (R) // Miami, FL, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.0 cm. x Width: 6.0 cm. x Depth: 1.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Gemini theta cardiac pacer

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Dates
1982
circa 1982
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007074
Description
Internal pacemaker; rounded oblong shape; stainless steel; translucent yellow plastic attachment to top; with two rubber-coated wires inserted to one side of attachment; maker's name and information imprinted to front surface.
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Accession Number
994007074
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; rounded oblong shape; stainless steel; translucent yellow plastic attachment to top; with two rubber-coated wires inserted to one side of attachment; maker's name and information imprinted to front surface.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Cordis
Site Made (City)
Miami
Site Made (State)
Florida
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1982
circa 1982
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
plastic: yellow
Inscriptions
Imprinted to front: "Gemini (R) (theta) // Lithium-Powered // Automatic Universal (DDD) // Cardiac Pacer // SN415A - 18379 // cordis (R) // Miami, FL, U.S.A."; masking tape on back had "11938" written on it (now removed)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.0 cm. x Width: 6.0 cm. x Depth: 1.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Images
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