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Allis intestinal and tissue forceps

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034386
Description
A scissor-like instrument with snap catch ratchet; the distal end has teeth (5 into 6) pointed inward.
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Accession Number
997034386
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- intestinal
Description
A scissor-like instrument with snap catch ratchet; the distal end has teeth (5 into 6) pointed inward.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into metal: "GERMANY STAINLESS Lawton"; engraved on instrument: "GENERAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-12
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Width 7.6 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining, no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"General Surgical Catalogue," Lawton Surgical Instruments, 1980, p. P-167 (similar to item #10-0135) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
Research Facts
This instrument is used for grasping and holding tissue.
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anastomosis button

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997001069 a-b
Description
Anastomosis button, which consists of a bottom and top piece which fit together to form a single item; the bottom piece (a) is round and concave with a central oval hole and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside of the piece has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing that…
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Accession Number
997001069 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Anastomosis, Surgical -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Anastomosis button, which consists of a bottom and top piece which fit together to form a single item; the bottom piece (a) is round and concave with a central oval hole and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside of the piece has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing that attaches to the hole in the middle; the other end is open and round; there are two small pieces sticking out from the side of the tube; the inside button edges have a round attachment that fits up against the sides; the bottom of this attachment is held into the bottom of the button by a spring which allows the attachment to move up and down; the top piece (b) is also round and concave with a round hole in the centre and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing with threading on the inside; one end of this tube lines up with the central hole; the other end is round and open; the threading allows the bottom piece to fit inside and join with the top piece
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - anastomosis button bottom - Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
b - anastomosis button top - Size: Length 1.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; there is no staining or corrosion visible; the bottom and top join together and come apart easily
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #114; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by the Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2052 (B/-1571) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," by the J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 105 (225-92) ( see attached photocopy); CD #3
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anastomosis button

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997001070 a-b
Description
Anastomosis button, which consists of a bottom and top piece which fit together to form a single item; the bottom piece (a) is round and concave with a central oval hole and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside of the piece has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing that…
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Accession Number
997001070 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Anastomosis, Surgical -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Anastomosis button, which consists of a bottom and top piece which fit together to form a single item; the bottom piece (a) is round and concave with a central oval hole and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside of the piece has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing that attaches to the hole in the middle; the other end is open and round; there are two small pieces sticking out from the side of the tube; the inside button edges have a round attachment that fits up against the sides; the bottom of this attachment is held into the bottom of the button by a spring which allows the attachment to move up and down; the top piece (b) is also round and concave with a round hole in the centre and four round side holes that go through the metal; the inside has a short length of hollow cylindrical tubing with threading on the inside; one end of this tube lines up with the central hole; the other end is round and open; the threading allows the bottom piece to fit inside and join with the top piece
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - anastomosis button bottom - Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
b - anastomosis button top - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Maker
Down
Site Made (City)
London
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) The outside edge of the bottom has the words "DOWN // LONDON" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Condition Remarks
The button arrived very tarnished; the metal shows minor wear only; no staining or corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #114; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by the Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2052 (B/-1571) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," by the J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 105 (225-92) ( see attached photocopy); CD #3
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Babcock intestinal forceps

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034002
Description
Babcock intestinal forceps is a scissor-like instrument with a box lock joint and snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the tips taper outwards and are curved in to touch each other when closed; joining edges flat; each rounded tip has a…
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Accession Number
997034002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- intestinal
Description
Babcock intestinal forceps is a scissor-like instrument with a box lock joint and snap catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the tips taper outwards and are curved in to touch each other when closed; joining edges flat; each rounded tip has a triangular cutout
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal on top of forceps: "Lawton // STAINLESS"; on bottom, "GERMANY" is stamped into the metal; engraved on top: "OR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor wear and minor staining visible; no corrosion; parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. C3 (similar to item CB-035-08-W) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
Research Facts
Used in general surgery for grasping tissue: bowel, appendix, nodes
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Bainbridge intestinal clamp

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034371
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a snap-catch ratchet; two blades have longitudinal, non-crushing grooves.
Accession Number
997034371
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp -- intestinal
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a snap-catch ratchet; two blades have longitudinal, non-crushing grooves.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 on.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 15.2 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instrument Catalog," Lawton Co., 1980, p. 158 (see attached photocopy)
Research Facts
This instrument is used for clamping the bowel without crushing it during surgery.
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Bainbridge's intestinal tissue forceps

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1969.325.1
Description
Curved, scissor-like intestinal forceps, box joint, nickel-plated with locks near handles; deep serration on blades parallel to long axis of the instrument; checkered near the tips.
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Accession Number
1969.325.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tissue
Description
Curved, scissor-like intestinal forceps, box joint, nickel-plated with locks near handles; deep serration on blades parallel to long axis of the instrument; checkered near the tips.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 16.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Rusted.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, p. 2040 (similar to item # B/1297); CD #UHN
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Benedict flexible operating gastroscope

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1976.2.1
Description
Gastroscope has ocular attachment with a knurled shaft for focusing, two knurled heads to operate "L10" [?] which directs biopsy forceps; comes in a wooden box with accessories.
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Accession Number
1976.2.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- gastroscope
Description
Gastroscope has ocular attachment with a knurled shaft for focusing, two knurled heads to operate "L10" [?] which directs biopsy forceps; comes in a wooden box with accessories.
Part Names
case - Size: Length 91.5 cm x Width 13.5 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Sister Janet, Director, St. Joseph's Hospital, Toronto.
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-6
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber - requires special treatment
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Manual of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy," by E.D. Palmer and H. Worth Boyce, 1964, p. 64 ff, WI 141.P173; CD #UHN
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collapsible anastmosis ring

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1934.5.14 a-c
Description
Collapsible metal anastomosis ring; handle screws into ring arc through another arc with two side arcs; fit with tongue and groove joints. Note: there are actually 5 pieces, but two have no numbers.
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Accession Number
1934.5.14 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Anastomosis, Surgical
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Collapsible metal anastomosis ring; handle screws into ring arc through another arc with two side arcs; fit with tongue and groove joints. Note: there are actually 5 pieces, but two have no numbers.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - ring arc - Size: Depth 1.6 cm
b - ring arc - Size: Depth 1.6 cm
c - handle - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Edward Allister McCulloch.
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Material
metal: yellowish-grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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coloscope F9-L; colonoscope

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009009 a-b
Description
Large metal case with fitted rubber compartments holds a coloscope F9-6
Accession Number
994009009 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Colonoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- colonoscope
Description
Large metal case with fitted rubber compartments holds a coloscope F9-6
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 77.3 cm. x Width 39.0 cm. x Depth 10.0 cm.
b - coloscope - Size: Length 184.0 cm. x Width 15.0 cm. x Depth 7.4 cm.
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
metal: brown; silver; black
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"COLOSCOPE F9-L // AMERICAN CYSTOSCOPE MAKERS INC."; "STORAGE CLIP // 98-0052 // ACMI"; "A.C.M.I.
POLYDIRECTIONAL COLOSCOPE // PATENT 358979"; "ENDO 27"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007 (a)
0007-K1-5 (a)
Storage Room 0010 (b)
0010-E6-10 (b)
Condition Remarks
Case shows wear; coloscope has flaking paint; rubber dividers need to be replaced; #2: foam deteriorating; discolouration; #3: foam in case is severely deteriorating; rubber requires special treatment.
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Douglas' Infant Tablets

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
996001064 a-c
Description
Small wooden bottle/vial holding tablets; paper wrapper around exterior of vial; box has red labelling on exterior; page of instructions has black lettering and is rolled up inside box.
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Accession Number
996001064 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- in infancy and childhood -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
Description
Small wooden bottle/vial holding tablets; paper wrapper around exterior of vial; box has red labelling on exterior; page of instructions has black lettering and is rolled up inside box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
Size: Length 6.1 cm. x Width 2.7 cm. x Depth 2.7 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection in Feb. 1994 in Toronto.
Maker
Northrop & Lyman Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
wood: brown
paper: cream; red
Inscriptions
Douglas // Infant Tablets // for babies and young Children // Northrop & Lyman Co. Ltd. Toronto, Canada // No. 4333 the Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act
Permanent Location
(a,b) Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row B
(c) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Condition Remarks
Flaps of box at one end are very unstable and have been reattached using some kind of archivist tape; slight wear and discolouration of paper generally
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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