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Dates
1920
1940
1920-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1973.2.15
Description
Curved trocar; a long, S-shaped metal shaft connected to a four-sided metal handle; end of shaft comes to a sharp point.
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Accession Number
1973.2.15
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Curved trocar; a long, S-shaped metal shaft connected to a four-sided metal handle; end of shaft comes to a sharp point.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Winston S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Maker
Mayer & Phelps
Dates
1920
1940
1920-1940
Date Remarks
Date is questionable.
Material
metal: yellow-brownish; grey
Inscriptions
"MAYER & PHELPS SS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Condition Remarks
Cannula missing; handle worn and discoloured (yellowish).
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.222.7 a-b
Description
Trocar with pointed metal shaft and wooden handle (b); a hollow director (a) fits over the metal shaft.
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Accession Number
1969.222.7 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Trocar with pointed metal shaft and wooden handle (b); a hollow director (a) fits over the metal shaft.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - director - Size: Length 6.4 cm
b - trocar - Size: Length 13.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Material
metal: dark grey
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1940.5.1 a-b
Description
Plated brass aspirator, consisting of an aspirating syringe (b) with a "tap-like" handle, and a nozzle attachment (a).
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Accession Number
1940.5.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction
Description
Plated brass aspirator, consisting of an aspirating syringe (b) with a "tap-like" handle, and a nozzle attachment (a).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - nozzle - Size: Length 2.5 cm
b - syringe - Size: Length 20.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; owned and used by Dr. John Taylor Fotheringham
Maker
Joseph Gray & Co. Truss Works
Site Made (City)
Sheffield
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19th c."
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
On syringe, a plaque with a lion and a unicorn above and the inscription below: "JOSEPH GRAY & CO // TRUSS WORKS // SHEFFIELD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-12
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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aspirator bottle

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.57.1
Description
Heavy glass aspirator bottle with outlet at bottom; plated brass fitting on top; lid with valve and stopcock; a piece of adhesive tape is affixed to bottom with "#19" written on it.
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Accession Number
1969.57.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction
Description
Heavy glass aspirator bottle with outlet at bottom; plated brass fitting on top; lid with valve and stopcock; a piece of adhesive tape is affixed to bottom with "#19" written on it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
metal: grey; yellow
adhesive tape
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-13
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
May be OC 19, "Early Aspirator set" from #19 written on adhesive tape affixed to bottom.
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001043 a-k
Description
Aspirator kit, which contains several pieces housed in a case; the syringe (a) is a hollow cylindrical metal tube with one end tapered to a small open round nozzle with threading on the outside edges; the other end has an attached cap with a small round opening in the centre; this opening allows t…
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Accession Number
997001043 a-k
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Syringes
MM= Suction and Drainage -- aspirator
MM= Suction and Drainage -- syringe
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Aspirator kit, which contains several pieces housed in a case; the syringe (a) is a hollow cylindrical metal tube with one end tapered to a small open round nozzle with threading on the outside edges; the other end has an attached cap with a small round opening in the centre; this opening allows the passage of a solid cylindrical metal rod; one end of the rod has a round plunger which fits into the barrel; the other end of the rod has a cylindrical handle attached to form a T-shape; aspirator tips (b) attach to the tip of the syringe; there are two tapered hollow cylindrical metal tips set onto a rectangular base with rounded sides; the base has a round attachment with threading on the inside; this fits over and onto the syringe tip; the kit also contains (c) a stopcock; this has a cylindrical rubber tapered stopper that has a hole in the centre; a hollow metal tube runs through this hole and is round and open at the bottom; at the top, the tube splits off and curves to both sides, forming a Y-shape; the ends of each top tube are tapered and open and have a flat oval spigot above them; the spigots will open or close the tube ends ; the kit also contains three aspirator needles (d-f); all of these needles have a length of hollow cylindrical metal tubing with a sharp bevelled tip on one end; the other end has an open round base that tapers to the tube; one needle (d) has a small hole in the side, just above the tip; all three needles have a wire through them; there are six extra wires (not catalogued) stored in a hollow clear glass cylindrical tube (g); the kit has three lengths of rubber tubing with metal attachments on both ends (h-j); one length (h) has a round open attachment on one end and a tapered attachment with a small round opening on the other end; another length (i) has a round open attachment on both ends; the last length (j) has a tapered attachment with a small round opening on both ends and a small length of hollow cylindrical glass tubing near one end; all pieces of the kit are stored in (k) a rectangular-shaped leather-covered wooden box; the lid of the box is hinged onto the base at the back and there are two clasps at the front; the inside lid and base of the box are velvet covered; the top of the lid has a printed label; the base has purple velvet-covered inserts for all parts of the kit to hold them in place
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - aspirator syringe: Size: Length 16.4 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
b - aspirator syringe tip: Size: Length 3.9 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
c - aspirator stopcock: Size: Length 9.1 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
d -aspirator needle: Size: Length 11.4 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
e - aspirator needle: Size: Length 11.2 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
f - aspirator needle: Size: Length 11.3 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
g - wire holder: Size: Length 9.5 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
h - tube: Size: Length 32.4 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
i - tube: Size: Length 32.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
j - tube: Size: Length 58.2 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
k - case (closed): Size: Length 30.7 cm x Width 10.9 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H.C. Mabee; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine collection
Material
metal: silver; yellow; grey
glass: clear
rubber: off-white; grey
wood: brown
leather: black
fabric: purple
Inscriptions
(b) Both sides of the tip base have directional arrows stamped into the metal; (k) the inside lid of the box has an attached label that reads "W.J. WILSON // DEALER // & IMPORTER // OF // SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS // TRUSSES &C. // 185 PRINCESS ST. KINGSTON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-12
Condition Remarks
The metal pieces show wear and some loss of plating; no corrosion is visible; the glass wire holder (g) has been broken at one end; the rubber tubes are very brittle; two have been broken and one has been glued; the rubber has no flexibility; the case shows wear, but is complete; all pieces arrived dirty and dusty; #2: rubber is very brittle; #3: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #63; Similar to B/-9210 in "Surgical Instruments" by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2325 (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; found in Dr. H.C. Mabee's obstetrical bag (997.001.456); CD #3
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001044 a-l
Description
Aspirator kit, which contains several pieces housed in a case; the syringe (a-c) consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical metal tube with one end tapered to a small open round nozzle with threading on the outside edges; the other end is open and has threading on the outside top edges; aspirator tips (b…
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Accession Number
997001044 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Syringes
MM= Suction and Drainage -- aspirator
MM= Suction and Drainage -- syringe
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Aspirator kit, which contains several pieces housed in a case; the syringe (a-c) consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical metal tube with one end tapered to a small open round nozzle with threading on the outside edges; the other end is open and has threading on the outside top edges; aspirator tips (b) attach to the tapered end; there are two tapered hollow cylindrical metal tips set onto a rectangular base with rounded sides; the base has a round attachment with threading on the inside; this fits over and onto the syringe tip; the syringe plunger (c) fits onto the other end of the syringe; the plunger consists of a solid cylindrical metal rod with a solid round rubber plug at one end; this plug fits snugly into the barrel; the other end of the rod has a cylindrical handle attached to form a T-shape; a round cap with threading on the inside and a hole in the centre slides up and down the bar; the cap fits over and onto the open end of the barrel; the kit also contains (c) a stopcock; this is a cylindrical rubber tapered stopper that has a hole through the centre; a hollow metal tube runs through this hole and is open at the bottom in a semi-circular shape; at the top, the tube has a round central piece and hollow cylindrical tubes going to the right and left, forming a T-shape; one tube has a round open end and the other tube has a tapered open end; both tubes have a flat oval spigot which will open or close the tube when turned; the kit contains four aspirator needles (e-h); all of these needles have a length of hollow cylindrical metal tubing with a sharp bevelled tip on one end; the other end has an open round base that tapers to the tube; one needle (f) has a small hole in the side, just above the tip; all four needles have a wire through them; there are 15 extra wires (not catalogued) stored in a hollow, clear glass cylindrical tube (i); the kit has two lengths of hollow cylindrical rubber tubing with metal attachments on both ends (j,k); one length (j) has an open round attachment on both ends; the rubber has broken near one end; the other length of tubing (k) has a tapered attachment with a small round opening on both ends and a small length of hollow cylindrical glass tubing near one end; all pieces of the kit are stored in (l) a rectangular-shaped leather-covered wooden case; the lid of the case is hinged onto the base with two metal hinges at the back and there are two metal clasps at the front; the inside lid and base of the case are purple-velvet covered; the base has velvet-covered inserts which securely hold the parts inside
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - aspirator syringe barrel: Size: Length 11.3 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
b - aspirator syringe tip: Size: Length 3.7 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
c - aspirator syringe plunger: Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
d - stopcock: Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 5.9 cm x Depth. 1.9 cm
e - aspirator needle: Size: Length 10.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
f - aspirator needle: Size: Length 11.2 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
g - aspirator needle: Size: Length 11.2 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
h - aspirator needle: Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
i - wire holder: Size: Length 15.3 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
j - tube: Size: Length 34.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
k - tube: Size: Length 74.6 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
l - case (closed): Size: Length 28.0 cm x Width 10.5 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Aihernstein
Material
metal: silver; yellow; grey
glass: clear
rubber: black; grey; brown
leather: black
wood: brown
fabric: purple
Inscriptions
(b) The word "AIHERNSTEIN" is stamped into one side of the tip base; the other side of the tip base has directional arrows (in and out) stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-12
Condition Remarks
All pieces arrived dirty and dusty; the metal parts show wear and some very small areas show loss of plating; no corrosion is visible; the rubber tubes (j,k) are very brittle and have no flexibility; one tube (j) has broken; both have permanently flattened areas where other parts of the kit have pressed against them while in storage; #2: rubber is brittle; #3: there are pills that should be assessed and possibly destroyed; rubber may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #64; Similar to B/-9210 in "Surgical Instruments" by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2325 (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; 997.001.040 is stored in this kit, but catalogued separately; CD #3
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Dates
1895
circa 1895
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001904 a-u
Description
Rectangular leather case (u) containing 19 pieces; the box has removeable blue velvet insert (t) on which aspirator tips (d-j,l-q) are secured; under insert are the two rubber tubes (r-s); one tube is connected by a glass insert; behind insert is the aspirator syringe (a); cylindrical in shape with…
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Accession Number
997001904 a-u
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Syringes
MM= Suction and Drainage -- aspirator
MM= Suction and Drainage -- syringe
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Rectangular leather case (u) containing 19 pieces; the box has removeable blue velvet insert (t) on which aspirator tips (d-j,l-q) are secured; under insert are the two rubber tubes (r-s); one tube is connected by a glass insert; behind insert is the aspirator syringe (a); cylindrical in shape with tip adapter at one end and plunger at other; behind the syringe is a cradle mat supports a glass tube (k) containing many wires; at left hand side of case stopcock (b) and tip (c) are located.
Number Of Parts
21
Part Names
a - aspirator syringe - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 4.1 cm
b - aspirator stopcock - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
c - aspirator syringe tip - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
d -aspirator needle - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
e - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
f - aspirator needle - Size: Length 16.7 cm x Diam 1.1 cm
g - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
h - aspirator needle - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Diam 1.1 cm
i - aspirator needle - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Diam 1.1 cm
j - aspirator needle - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Diam 1.1 cm
k - wire holder - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Diam 0.4 cm
l - aspirator needle - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
m - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
n - aspirator needle - Size: Length 13.9 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
o - aspirator needle - Size: Length 17.2 cm x Diam 1.0 cm
p - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
q - aspirator needle - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Diam 0.8 cm
r - rubber tube - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
s - rubber tube - Size: Length 15.8 cm x Width 4.7 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
t - velvet box insert - Size: Length 20.7 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
u - kit case (closed) - Size: Length 27.6 cm x Width 12.6 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Maker
J. Gardner & Son
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1895
circa 1895
Date Remarks
Printed on artifact.
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
rubber: brown
wood: brown
leather: black
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
Engraved on box: "Presented To DF Gibson // FROM // HIS PATIENTS IN WARD 29 // As a Token of Gratitude // 1895"; embossed on the sticker label on lid: "108"; stamped on interior lid: "J. CARDNER & SON // FORREST ROAD // EDINBURGH"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-12
Condition Remarks
Rubber hardened beyond flexibility; material worn; outside of box has scratches and scuffs.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On display: “Potions, Pills and Prescriptions”, Gallery B: Case # 4, Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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aspirator syringe

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Dates
1920
1929
circa 1920-1929
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1973.2.2 a-f
Description
Mahogany and rosewood case (a) contains a brass aspirating syringe (b) with a "T" handle on the piston; a stopcock (c) which is a rubber stopper with brass fittings and valve; and three directors (d-f).
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Accession Number
1973.2.2 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Syringes
MM= Suction and Drainage -- aspirator
MM= Suction and Drainage -- syringe
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
Mahogany and rosewood case (a) contains a brass aspirating syringe (b) with a "T" handle on the piston; a stopcock (c) which is a rubber stopper with brass fittings and valve; and three directors (d-f).
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
b - syringe - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
c - stopcock - Size: Length 10.0 cm
d - director - Size: Length 7.5 cm
e - director - Size: Length 7.5 cm
f - director - Size: Length 7.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Winston S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Dates
1920
1929
circa 1920-1929
Material
metal: silver; yellow
wood: brown
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Valve has "P"; "N"; "OFF" inscribed on top.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-12
Condition Remarks
Needles seem to be missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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disposable trocar

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Dates
1980
90
circa 1980-90
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
007023007 a-b
Description
Two-part plastic disposable trocar has white plastic (a) external sheath with (b) clear plastic trocar with sharp three-sided point.
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Accession Number
007023007 a-b
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Two-part plastic disposable trocar has white plastic (a) external sheath with (b) clear plastic trocar with sharp three-sided point.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - sheath - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - trocar - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Provenance
Designed and prototype used by Dr. Jacques-Emile Rioux, MD, MPH, FACOG.; part of the SOGC historical collection.
Dates
1980
90
circa 1980-90
Date Remarks
The donor, Dr. Rioux, provided date.
Material
plastic: white, translucent
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-10
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear on plastics.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Document
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Remarks by donor, Dr. Rioux.
"Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada," Oct. 2006, pp 909-12; both hard copy and from journal Web site; "Electrical Considerations of Laparoscopic Sterilization" in The Journal of Reproductive Medicine, Oct. 1973, Vol. II No. 4; CD #2.
Research Facts
Used in laparoscopy surgical procedures. It was found the in order to reduce the risk to a minimum, impacts between plastic trocars and metallic electrosurgical instruments should be avoided, and a call for more robust materials were demanded of the manufacturers.
Exhibit History
S.O.G.C. Headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario exhibit "Safe Laparoscopic Tubal Sterilisation: A Made-in-Canada Solution"--May 28, 2008 - August 2009
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disposable trocar

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Dates
1980
90
circa 1980-90
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
007023008 a-b
Description
Two-part plastic disposable trocar has white plastic (a) external sheath with (b) clear plastic trocar with sharp three-sided point.
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Accession Number
007023008 a-b
Collection
Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Two-part plastic disposable trocar has white plastic (a) external sheath with (b) clear plastic trocar with sharp three-sided point.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - sheath - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b - trocar - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Provenance
Designed and prototype used by Dr. Jacques-Emile Rioux, MD, MPH, FACOG.; part of the SOGC historical collection.
Dates
1980
90
circa 1980-90
Date Remarks
The donor, Dr. Rioux, provided date.
Material
plastic: white, translucent
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-10
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear on plastics.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Document
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Remarks by donor, Dr. Rioux.
"Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada," Oct. 2006, pp 909-12; both hard copy and from journal Web site; "Electrical Considerations of Laparoscopic Sterilization" in The Journal of Reproductive Medicine, Oct. 1973, Vol. II No. 4; CD #2.
Research Facts
Used in laparoscopy surgical procedures. It was found the in order to reduce the risk to a minimum, impacts between plastic trocars and metallic electrosurgical instruments should be avoided, and a call for more robust materials were demanded of the manufacturers.
Exhibit History
S.O.G.C. Headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario exhibit "Safe Laparoscopic Tubal Sterilisation: A Made-in-Canada Solution"--May 28, 2008 - August 2009
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