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Adams endometrial brush

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
997001182
Description
Adams endometrial brush, which consists of a grey hollow cylindrical plastic end piece which is open at the end and tapers at the tip to join with a 24-cm length of solid cylindrical metal wire; the tip of the metal wire has an attached six-cm length of nylon (?) brush bristles; the wire and brush …
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Accession Number
997001182
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endometrial Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Description
Adams endometrial brush, which consists of a grey hollow cylindrical plastic end piece which is open at the end and tapers at the tip to join with a 24-cm length of solid cylindrical metal wire; the tip of the metal wire has an attached six-cm length of nylon (?) brush bristles; the wire and brush are enclosed in a hollow cylindrical clear plastic tube which has a closed, round tip and a round, open end; the entire endometrial brush is sealed in a rectangular-shaped plastic bag with a printed heavy paper information card that lists product information as well as directions for proper usage
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
Clay-Adams Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
metal: silver
nylon (?): white
plastic: clear; grey
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
The front of the information card reads, "For Early Cytological Diagnosis of // ENDOMETRIAL and Other ORIFICIAL Cancers // . SEE OVER FOR DIRECTIONS . // Sterility Not Guaranteed if Package is Broken or Open // ADAMS // ENDOMETRIAL BRUSH // PAT. // AS DEVISED BY J. ERNEST AYRE, M.D. // STERILE - READY FOR USE // CLAY-ADAMS INC. . NEW YORK 10 // No. B-2240 // MADE IN U.S.A. // For Early Cytological Diagnosis of // ENDOMETRIAL and Other ORIFICIAL Cancers // . SEE OVER FOR DIRECTIONS . // Sterility Not Guaranteed if Package is Broken or Open"; the back of the information card reads, "ADAMS // ENDOMETRIAL // BRUSH // DIRECTIONS [listed]"; "OBTAINING CELL SAMPLE [listed under 1-7 steps]"; "Transferring Cell Sample to Slides [listed under 1-3 steps with one illustration]"; "FOR OTHER ORIFICIAL USE [listed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-8
Dimension Notes
Length 39.0 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
The endometrial brush is unused and still sealed in its original packaging; the heavy paper information card has a bend at the left side; the outer plastic packaging shows some wear, especially at the left side at the back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #274; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
Images
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009022
Description
Stainless steel rigid-stem biopsy forceps with alligator jaws with 60.0 cm working length and "basket" to retain specimen; activated by a scissor grip.
Accession Number
994009022
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Bronchoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
Description
Stainless steel rigid-stem biopsy forceps with alligator jaws with 60.0 cm working length and "basket" to retain specimen; activated by a scissor grip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital patients.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
"Mueller & Co. (1956) Catalogue", #SU-1101, p. 504
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MEDICON // GERMANY // STAINLESS STEEL // 3 // SIU"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 67.5 cm. x Width: 9.5 cm. x Depth: 0.5 cm.
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009026
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with 80.0 cm of working length
Accession Number
994009026
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with 80.0 cm of working length
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"A.C.M.I."; "110"; hand-printed on attached tape to handle: "EDER HUFFORD // BX"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 86.0 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm. x Depth: 0.8 cm. x Diam. : 0.2 cm.
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009028
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with 105.0 cm of working length
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Accession Number
994009028
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with 105.0 cm of working length
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"A.C.M.I. // MADE IN U.S.A. // 123"; handwritten on tape attached to handle: "SPRENGLER BX"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 110.0 cm. x Width: 9.5 cm. x Depth: 0.8 cm. x Diam. : 0.2 cm.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009029
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with steel one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with one jaw moving.
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Accession Number
994009029
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with steel one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with one jaw moving.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"A.C.M.I. // MADE IN U.S.A. // 123"; handwritten on tape attached to handle: "SPRENGLER BX"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 164.0 cm. x Width: 3.2 cm. x Diam. : 1.5 mm.
Condition Remarks
In working order; kink where flexible stem leads off handle
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse
Research Facts
For use with gastroscope; "American Cystoscope Makers (1952)", Cat. #234F5, p. 155
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009030
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with steel one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with one jaw moving; not in working order.
Accession Number
994009030
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with steel one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with one jaw moving; not in working order.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital patients.
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"AMERICAN CYSTOSCOPE // MAKERS INC. N.Y. // MADE // IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 163.0 cm. x Width: 3.1 cm. x Diam. : 1.5 mm.
Condition Remarks
three minor kinks in flex stem
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse
Research Facts
For use with gastroscope; "American Cystoscope Makers (1952)", Cat. #234F5, p. 155
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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009031
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with cream plastic one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with both jaws moving; not in working order due to one kink in stem.
Accession Number
994009031
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with cream plastic one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with both jaws moving; not in working order due to one kink in stem.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
metal: silver
plastic: cream; black
Inscriptions
On black band on handle: "OLYMPUS // FB-12K // JAPAN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 165.0 cm. x Width: 3.3 cm. x Diam. : 0.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
one kink in flex stem
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse
Research Facts
For use with gastroscope; "American Cystoscope Makers (1952)", Cat. #231F5, p. 155
Less detail
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009032
Description
Stainless steel flexible-stem biopsy forceps with cream plastic one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with both jaws moving; not in working order due to one kink in stem.
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Accession Number
994009032
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Stainless steel flexible-stem biopsy forceps with cream plastic one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with both jaws moving; not in working order due to one kink in stem.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
metal: silver
plastic: cream; black
Inscriptions
"OLYMPUS // FB-12U // JAPAN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 241.0 cm. x Width: 3.3 cm. x Diam. : 0.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
one kink in flex stem
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse
Research Facts
For use with gastroscope; "American Cystoscope Makers (1952)", Cat. #232F5, p. 155
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009033
Description
Stainless steel flexible-stem biopsy forceps with cream plastic one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with both jaws moving; not in working order due to series of 14 kinks in flex stem, therefore staying in open position.
Accession Number
994009033
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Stainless steel flexible-stem biopsy forceps with cream plastic one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with both jaws moving; not in working order due to series of 14 kinks in flex stem, therefore staying in open position.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
metal: silver
plastic: cream; black
Inscriptions
"OLYMPUS // FB-12U // JAPAN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 241.0 cm. x Width: 3.3 cm. x Diam. : 0.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
series of 14 kinks in flex stem
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse
Research Facts
For use with gastroscope; "American Cystoscope Makers (1952)", Cat. #231F5, p. 155
Less detail
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
994009034
Description
Stainless steel flexible-stem biopsy forceps with white plastic one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with both jaws moving; in working condition with two kinks in flex stem.
Accession Number
994009034
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Gastroscopy -- instrumentation
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal -- instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Stainless steel flexible-stem biopsy forceps with white plastic one-hand grip in shape of plunger in syringe; with both jaws moving; in working condition with two kinks in flex stem.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
metal: silver
plastic: white; yellow
Inscriptions
"OLYMPUS // FB-1N // JAPAN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 193.0 cm. x Width: 3.3 cm. x Diam. : 0.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
two small kinks in flex stem
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse
Research Facts
For use with gastroscope; "American Cystoscope Makers (1952)", Cat. #232F5, p. 155
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