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Adams endometrial brush

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
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
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Date listed in the Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory -- no reference given
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
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #274; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #5
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 KGH 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 KGH patients
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 KGH patients
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 KGH patients
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
"American Cystoscope Makers (1952)", Cat. #234F5, p. 155
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
JPG
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse; CD #2
Research Facts
For use with gastroscope
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 KGH patients
Maker
American Cystoscope Makers Inc.
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
"American Cystoscope Makers (1952)", Cat. #234F5, p. 155
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
Less detail
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 KGH patients
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
"American Cystoscope Makers (1952)", Cat. #231F5, p. 155
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
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 KGH patients
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
"American Cystoscope Makers (1952)", Cat. #232F5, p. 155
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
JPG
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly, O.R. nurse; CD #2
Research Facts
For use with gastroscope
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 KGH patients
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
"American Cystoscope Makers (1952)", Cat. #231F5, p. 155
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
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 KGH patients
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Date Remarks
"American Cystoscope Makers (1952)", Cat. #232F5, p. 155
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
Less detail

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