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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
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001128 a-b
Description
Antrum trocar which consists of two pieces that fit together; the perforator (a) consists of a length of solid cylindrical metal formed into a curve with a three-sided bayonet-pointed tip; the tip tapers to a sharp point; the other end of the cylindrical piece attaches to a hollow cylindrical metal…
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Accession Number
997001128 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Antrum trocar which consists of two pieces that fit together; the perforator (a) consists of a length of solid cylindrical metal formed into a curve with a three-sided bayonet-pointed tip; the tip tapers to a sharp point; the other end of the cylindrical piece attaches to a hollow cylindrical metal handle witha closed, bulbous end; the perforator fits into a cannula (b); the cannula consists of a length of hollow cylindrical metal tubing formed into a curve with a round, open tip; the other end of the cannula has a hollow cylindrical base piece that has an attached thumb push piece; this is a flat piece of metal that tapers outwards to a rounded point; the base piece is round and open at its end
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - antrum trocar perforator - Size: Length 15.1 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
b - antrum trocar cannula - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Maker
Hardy
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) The top of the handle has the number "2" stamped into the metal; (b) the thumb push has the number "2" stamped into the metal on one side and "HARDY" stamped into the other side
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-7
Condition Remarks
The antrum trocar arrived dirty and oily; the metal shows minor wear, but no staining or corrosion is visible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #199; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," the Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 3163 (item C/-9571) (see attached photocopy); CD #3
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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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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aspirator trocar

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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997016050
Description
Aspirator trocar, which consists of a solid metal cylindrical shaft with a tip that is slightly larger in diameter and ends in a sharp point; the other end of the shaft has a round holding knob attached to it; there is also a cylindrical piece that fits around the main shaft and slides up and down …
Accession Number
997016050
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Drainage -- instrumentation
Suction -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Aspirator trocar, which consists of a solid metal cylindrical shaft with a tip that is slightly
larger in diameter and ends in a sharp point; the other end of the shaft has a round holding knob
attached to it; there is also a cylindrical piece that fits around the main shaft and slides up and
down between the end and the tip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-12
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.1 cm. x Diam. : 1.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
The trocar arrived attached to a display board with wire and glue gun adhesive; the metal shows minor wear and tarnishing, but no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. John Desmond; "Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments" by Codman
& Shurtleff, 1920, p. 109 (see attached photocopy)
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Charlton antrum trocar (cannula only)

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5095
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001341
Description
Charlton antrum trocar cannula, which consists of a hollow metal instrument with a flat rectangular handle with rounded corners; the bottom of the handle tapers to a bulbous, hollow, short cylindrical piece with a round, open outer edge; this end has a small piece of rubber tubing over it; the top …
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Accession Number
997001341
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Charlton antrum trocar cannula, which consists of a hollow metal instrument with a flat rectangular handle with rounded corners; the bottom of the handle tapers to a bulbous, hollow, short cylindrical piece with a round, open outer edge; this end has a small piece of rubber tubing over it; the top of the handle tapers to a hollow, cylindrical tube; this tube is straight, then curves at the tip and ends wtih a sharp, bevelled tip with an open end; there is a wire inside the tube; the handle also has a series of horizontal gripping grooves near the top, on both sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Tiemann
Material
metal: silver
rubber: red
Inscriptions
One side of the handle has, "TIEMANN" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-7
Dimension Notes
Length 16.3 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; no corrosion is visible; there is a small spot on the tube where the plating is chipped off; the rubber is cracked and brittle; #2: rubber "squashed."
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #703; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 254 (very similar to item #340-140) (see attached photocopy); came in an envelope with other instruments, 997.001.340, .342-.350; CD #5
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disposable trocar

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12116
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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12117
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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Douglass antrum trocar (cannula only)

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5097
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001343
Description
Douglass antrum trocar cannula, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal tube that has a bulbous attachment at the end, which allows rubber tubing to be attached to the cannula; the bulbous section is also hollow and has a round, open end; just before the bulbous attachment there is a flat, ova…
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Accession Number
997001343
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Douglass antrum trocar cannula, which consists of a hollow cylindrical metal tube that has a bulbous attachment at the end, which allows rubber tubing to be attached to the cannula; the bulbous section is also hollow and has a round, open end; just before the bulbous attachment there is a flat, oval piece of metal with upwardly curving sides attached to the top of the tube; this forms a thumb piece; after the thumb piece, the tube curves downwards at a 45° angle, then straightens out again; the tube is cut off at a bevelled edge with another hollow cylindrical tube fitting tightly inside; this inner tube is straight until the tip, where it curves; the tip end flattens out into three sides and ends with a sharp point; each side of the tip has a small oval hole through it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The words "SKLAR // GERMANY" are stamped into the metal of the top of the thumb piece.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-7
Dimension Notes
Length 10.9 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; there is a small spot of corrosion where the inner tube meets with the outer tube; the corrosion is not active.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #703; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments Suction and Pressure Apparatus," by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 254 (very similar to item #340-155); (see attached photocopy); came in an envelope with other instruments, 997.001.340-.342, .344-.350; CD #3; CD #5
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Exploring trocar

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6100
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1969.433.1
Description
Ivory handle, long, thin, steel shaft with blade at end.
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Accession Number
1969.433.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Ivory handle, long, thin, steel shaft with blade at end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Material
ivory: light yellow
metal: dark grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Dimension Notes
Length 10.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Ivory handle was dirty and yellowed, metal shaft was tarnished Some oxidation on blade approx. 2.5 cm from tip; pitting on tip; ivory slightly yellowed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Top of handle nearest the shaft is threaded; possibly there is a missing piece.
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exploring trocar

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7675
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1979.7.17
Description
A metal trocar affixed to a bone handle; lid of handle unscrews to hold a silver director; bone case screws to the handle at the point where it is attached to the trocar.
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Accession Number
1979.7.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
A metal trocar affixed to a bone handle; lid of handle unscrews to hold a silver director; bone case screws to the handle at the point where it is attached to the trocar.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D.G. Brown of Toronto; used by Mrs. Brown's great-uncle, Dr. Daniel E. Brooke.
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: grey
bone: yellowish-white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Brooke practised in Newhamburg in 1887 and in Windsor in 1892.
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