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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'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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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1966.11.63
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Accession Number
1966.11.63
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Curettage
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Cook's rectal speculum

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
1962.1.2
Description
Trivalve hand-forged steel rectal speculum with ratchet device.
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Accession Number
1962.1.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
Physical Examination
Description
Trivalve hand-forged steel rectal speculum with ratchet device.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. H.A.S. Vokes.
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"THE J.F. HARTZ CO."; "3" on each piece; a logo of an"S" with a crown above it; "B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Width 11.0 cm
Condition Remarks
A screw missing; some wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
See Betz, 1915, p. 233 (similar to item #3N4555); CD #UHN
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Duval intestinal forceps

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.334.1
Description
Tweezer-like forceps with heavy gripping ridges and ending in two small, flate blades.
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Accession Number
1969.334.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- intestinal
Description
Tweezer-like forceps with heavy gripping ridges and ending in two small, flate blades.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Sands
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 14.4 cm x Width 1.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Discoloured, heavily rusted.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Aesculap Catalogue, 1974, p. 79 (similar to item # BD820); CD #UHN
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Foss intestinal forceps

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034589
Description
Foss intestinal forceps is a stainless steel, scissor-like instrument with a right-angled blade; blade has longitudinal, non-crushing serrations and two connecting pins at the distal end.
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Accession Number
997034589
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
Foss intestinal forceps is a stainless steel, scissor-like instrument with a right-angled blade; blade has longitudinal, non-crushing serrations and two connecting pins at the distal end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Down
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal: "DOWN LONDON STAINLESS STEEL"; "OR Small Miller" engraved on the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 7.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor wear; no stains, no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus," 75th Anniversary, J. Sklar Mfg. Co. Ltd, 1967, p. 97 (similar to item 220-215) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
This instrument is used to clamp the bowel when doing a bowel resection; also known as a small Miller excision clamp.
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Foss intestinal forceps

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
997034591
Description
Foss intestinal forceps is a stainless steel, scissor-like instrument with a right-angled blade; blade has longitudinal, non-crushing serrations and two connecting pins at the distal end.
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Accession Number
997034591
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
Foss intestinal forceps is a stainless steel, scissor-like instrument with a right-angled blade; blade has longitudinal, non-crushing serrations and two connecting pins at the distal end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Down
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal: "DOWN LONDON STAINLESS STEEL"; "OR Small Miller" engraved on the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 7.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor wear; no stains, no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus," 75th Anniversary, J. Sklar Mfg. Co. Ltd, 1967, p. 97 (similar to item 220-215) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
This instrument is used to clamp the bowel when doing a bowel resection; also known as a small Miller excision clamp.
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hemorrhoid grasping forceps

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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997034541
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a box-lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; closed, round finger grips; handle angled at 45° and then straight; the two arms are straight with space between them and then they come together at the distal end, curving inwards with six interlocking teeth.
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Accession Number
997034541
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Hemorrhoids
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- hemorrhoid
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a box-lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; closed, round finger grips; handle angled at 45° and then straight; the two arms are straight with space between them and then they come together at the distal end, curving inwards with six interlocking teeth.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Codman
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Date Remarks
Suppliers' catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal: "STAINLESS USA // CODMAN 81"; engraved in the metal: "OR Gen // Ap. 78"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 21.6 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. D6 (similar to item DD-030-01-J) (see attached photocopy); CD #9.
Research Facts
Forceps used to grasp hemorrhoids when applying ligature.
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hemorrhoid grasping forceps

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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
997034543
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a box-lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; closed, round finger grips; handle angled at 45° and then straight; the two arms are straight with space between them and then they curve down at the distal end; flat on the inner side; the tips turn inward, with four-on-four i…
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Accession Number
997034543
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Hemorrhoids
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- hemorrhoid
Description
Scissor-like instrument with a box-lock joint and a snap catch ratchet; closed, round finger grips; handle angled at 45° and then straight; the two arms are straight with space between them and then they curve down at the distal end; flat on the inner side; the tips turn inward, with four-on-four interlocking teeth.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the metal: "Ford Dixon // STAINLESS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 18.8 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. D6 (similar to item DD-030-01-J) (see attached photocopy); CD #9.
Research Facts
Forceps used to grasp hemorrhoids when applying ligature.
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Henry Lee's hemorrhoid clamp

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Dates
1880
circa 1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
1934.16.30
Description
Scissors-like instrument made entirely of metal; one side is blunt, the other has a double row of teeth; bent at an angle.
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Accession Number
1934.16.30
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Hemorrhoids
Colon and Rectal Surgery, instrumentation
Description
Scissors-like instrument made entirely of metal; one side is blunt, the other has a double row of teeth; bent at an angle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; previously loaned to AM by U of T, a permanent loan; donated by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Dates
1880
circa 1880
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-9
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar instrument shown in Mayer & Meltzer's surgical catalogue #376 p. 120; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Accession sheet gives "umbilical cord escraseur (?)" as a possible object name
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