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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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bronchoscopic biopsy forceps

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Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997034571
Description
Bronchoscopic biopsy forceps have a scissor-like handle with a long, two-piece shaft on a 45° angle to the handle; two-piece up-biting cup at the distal end.
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Accession Number
997034571
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
Bronchoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
Description
Bronchoscopic biopsy forceps have a scissor-like handle with a long, two-piece shaft on a 45° angle to the handle; two-piece up-biting cup at the distal end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Pilling
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue.
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Etched into metal: "Pilling x 9 // 50-5104 Stainless"; "19" stamped into metal in two places.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-6
Dimension Notes
Length 35.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor discolouration of finish due to excess sterilization.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly, RN; CD #11.
Research Facts
Used for taking biopsies in lung and bronchus.
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bronchoscopic flexible biopsy forceps

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997034362
Description
A long, flexible wire, two hand screws on scissor-like box-locked handles; screw on right side controls the open and close mechanism.
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Accession Number
997034362
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
Bronchoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
Description
A long, flexible wire, two hand screws on scissor-like box-locked handles; screw on right side controls the open and close mechanism.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Pilling
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-8
Dimension Notes
Length 47.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Well-used; flexible wire bent; scissor-like mechanism partially working.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
C. Kelly (ret. OR nurse); "Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," Philadelphia, 1932, p. 271 (item "HOLFO") (see attached photocopy); CD #8.
Research Facts
This object is used for taking biopsies of lung tissue through a rigid bronchoscope.
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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034281
Description
The handle is U-shaped with contours for hand gripping; the handle is spring-loaded; there is a wire attached to the outer handle that passes through the long, tubular shaft; the wire becomes a three-prong grasper when the handle is depressed; the prongs are flat; the tips are bent inward at almost…
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Accession Number
997034281
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
Description
The handle is U-shaped with contours for hand gripping; the handle is spring-loaded; there is a wire attached to the outer handle that passes through the long, tubular shaft; the wire becomes a three-prong grasper when the handle is depressed; the prongs are flat; the tips are bent inward at almost a 90° angle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"W. GERMANY STAINLESS" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 43.9 cm x Width 11.3 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A.C.M.I. Cystoscopic, Urologic and Allied Diagnostic Instruments and High Frequency Apparatus" by American Cystoscope Makers, Inc., 1962, p. 228 (similar to item #347) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Used for holding a cotton sponge or grasping a polyp while doing sigmoidoscopy.
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esophageal bougie

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009037
Description
Long narrow 1.2-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie with 11.0-cm-long white cotton twill tape attached at top for easy removal
Accession Number
994009037
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- bougie -- esophageal
Description
Long narrow 1.2-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie with 11.0-cm-long white cotton twill tape attached at top for easy removal
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on KGH patients; Dr. Lynn: set of graduated bourgies for dilating esophageal structures;
could be sent home with patient; patient swallowed smallest and then went to larger sizes
which opened stricture; they may be mercury-filled (for X-rays); some have markings to indicate
depth
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Mueller (1956) Cat. #BE-4560, p. 230
Material
mercury: silver
rubber: orange
fabric: white
Inscriptions
"34 // RUSCH // WEST GERMANY"; "ENDOSCOPY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 77.0 cm. x Diam. : 1.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
rubber starting to stiffen
Mercury in deteriorating rubber tubes; recommended for deaccessioning due to hazardous materials.
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esophageal bougie

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009038
Description
Long narrow 1.2-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie with 9.0 cm of double white cotton twill tape attached at top for easy removal
Accession Number
994009038
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- bougie -- esophageal
Description
Long narrow 1.2-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie with
9.0 cm of double white cotton twill tape attached at top for easy removal
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Mueller (1956) Cat. #BE-4560, p. 230
Material
mercury: silver
rubber: orange
fabric: white
Inscriptions
"36 // RUSCH // WEST GERMANY"; "KGH ENDOSCOPY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 80.0 cm. x Diam. : 1.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mercury in deteriorating rubber tubes; recommended for deaccessioning due to hazardous materials.
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esophageal bougie

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1276
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009039
Description
Long narrow 1.2-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie with 16.5 cm of double white cotton twill tape attached to top for easy removal
Accession Number
994009039
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- bougie -- esophageal
Description
Long narrow 1.2-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie with
16.5 cm of double white cotton twill tape attached to top for easy removal
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Mueller (1956) Cat. #BE-4560, p. 230
Material
mercury: silver
rubber: orange
fabric: white
Inscriptions
"46 // RUSCH // WEST GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 78.5 cm. x Diam. : 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mercury in deteriorating rubber tubes; recommended for deaccessioning due to hazardous materials.
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esophageal bougie

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1277
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009040
Description
Long narrow 0.8-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie
Accession Number
994009040
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- bougie -- esophageal
Description
Long narrow 0.8-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Mueller (1956) Cat. #BE-4560, p. 230
Material
mercury: silver
rubber: orange
Inscriptions
"24 // RUSCH // WEST GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 79.5 cm. x Diam. : 0.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mercury in deteriorating rubber tubes; recommended for deaccessioning due to hazardous materials.
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esophageal bougie

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1278
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009041
Description
Long narrow 1.0-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie
Accession Number
994009041
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- bougie -- esophageal
Description
Long narrow 1.0-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Mueller (1956) Cat. #BE-4560, p. 230
Material
mercury: silver
rubber: orange
Inscriptions
"34 // RUSCH // WEST GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 78.5 cm. x Diam. : 1.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mercury in deteriorating rubber tubes; recommended for deaccessioning due to hazardous materials.
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esophageal bougie

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1279
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
994009042
Description
Long narrow 1.1-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie
Accession Number
994009042
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Esophagoscopy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- bougie -- esophageal
Description
Long narrow 1.1-cm-diameter non-graduated orange rubber mercury-filled esophageal bougie
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Mueller (1956) Cat. #BE-4560, p. 230
Material
mercury: silver
rubber: orange
Inscriptions
"#36"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 75.5 cm. x Diam. : 1.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mercury in deteriorating rubber tubes; recommended for deaccessioning due to hazardous materials.
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