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Bonney myomectomy clamp

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Dates
1965
1985
circa 1965-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
997034497
Description
Bonney myomectomy clamp is a stainless steel, scissor-like instrument with two sets of finger grips on the arms; screw joint; snap catch ratchet; distal end is oval-shaped and elevated with flat gripping ends and two overlapping control bars within the oval.
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Accession Number
997034497
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Uterine Diseases
Myoma
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
Description
Bonney myomectomy clamp is a stainless steel, scissor-like instrument with two sets of finger grips on the arms; screw joint; snap catch ratchet; distal end is oval-shaped and elevated with flat gripping ends and two overlapping control bars within the oval.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Downs
Site Made (City)
Mitcham
Site Made (State)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1965
1985
circa 1965-1985
Date Remarks
A date of 1968 appears on the artifact.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"DOWNS ENGLAND STAINLESS" stamped into the metal; "O.R. Bonneys Myomectomy Clamp Oct. 68" engraved on metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-4
Dimension Notes
Length 28.0 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 4.8 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining, no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd Ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. F-2 (similar to item FG-058-01-U) (see attached photocopy); CD #3.
Research Facts
Used to grip uterine fibroids for removal.
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catheter clamp

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Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
995002055 a-c
Description
C-shaped clamp with a screw attachment and a bent piece of metal at 90 deg angle; the screw attachment moves the bent piece of metal up to the top of the C-shaped piece which allows a catheter to be clamped between them
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Accession Number
995002055 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary Catheterization -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
Description
C-shaped clamp with a screw attachment and a bent piece of metal at 90 deg angle; the screw
attachment moves the bent piece of metal up to the top of the C-shaped piece which allows a
catheter to be clamped between them
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
Size: Length 3.2 cm. x Width 4.4 cm.
Provenance
Margaret Kirkpatrick (1935 KGH Nursing graduate)
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Condition Remarks
Clamp shows no corrosion on the metal; the screw turns freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #1
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circumcision clamp

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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997016057 a-f
Description
Gomco bloodless circumcision clamp in box, which consists of (a) the clamp base, which is rectangular on the right side and round at the left side; the left side has a round hole cut out of the centre and the right side has a long oval hole cut from the centre; the far right side has a solid cylind…
Accession Number
997016057 a-f
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Circumcision -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
Description
Gomco bloodless circumcision clamp in box, which consists of (a) the clamp base, which is rectangular on the right side and round at the left side; the left side has a round hole cut out of the centre and the right side has a long oval hole cut from the centre; the far right side has a solid cylindrical threaded piece coming up from it; the central area has a rounded groove in the metal; (b) a bell-shaped holding piece comes through and up against the round hole at the left; this holding piece is cylindrical and cancave inside with a slightly flared outer edge; the closed top has a solid cylindrical piece of metal attached; this piece has two small side pieces coming off it at the top; a handle (c) fits onto the small side pieces with notches and curves downwards to a flat piece that is squared at the left and rounded at the right; the right side has an oval section cut out from it, which allows it to be fitted over the threaded piece on the base; the left side bottom has a rounded piece coming off it, which fits into the rounded groove on the base; a round adjustment knob (d) fits and screws onto the threaded piece on the base and allows to handle to be moved and held in place; the clamp fits into a box that consists of (e) the bottom, which is rectangular in shape with a closed bottom and sides, and (f) the top, which is also rectangular in shape and is open at the left and right side; the top slides onto the bottom from either the right or left to create a completely closed box; the outside edges of the top and bottom are covered with black paper; the top of the top has a paper label attached that lists manufacturing information.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - circumcision clamp base - Size: Length 11.1 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
b - holding piece - Size: Depth 4.1 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
c - circumcision clamp handle - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
d - adjustment knob - Size: Depth 0.9 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
e - box bottom - Size: Length 11.7 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 5.2 cm
f - box top - Size: Length 11.7 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 5.6 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Maker
The Gomco Surgical Mfg. Corp.
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: light grey
paper: black; white
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) The base is stamped, "GOMCO // USA. // PAT. 119160" on the top and "2.6 CM." on the bottom; (c) the handle is stamped, "GOMCO // USA" on the top; (f) the printed label on the box top reads, "GOMCO // BLOODLESS CIRCUMCISION CLAMP // (FOR PHYSICIAN'S USE ONLY) // SIZE [box] // MFD. BY // THE GOMCO SURGICAL MFG. CORPORATION // BUFFALO, N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-14
Condition Remarks
The circumcision clamp and box were slightly dusty when they arrived; the metal parts show no wear or corrosion; the cardboard box is complete and undamaged; the paper cover and label are complete and undamaged; all printing is fully legible.
Copy Type
Original
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circumcision clamp

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
995005113
Description
Metal clamp with flat rectangular case, rounded edges and rod extending to a hinged arm; clamping mechanism is threaded metal disc on rod buffered from arm by rubber washer; base has ovoid hole in centre as well.
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Accession Number
995005113
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Circumcision -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
Description
Metal clamp with flat rectangular case, rounded edges and rod extending to a hinged arm; clamping mechanism is threaded metal disc on rod buffered from arm by rubber washer; base has ovoid hole in centre as well.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Gomco
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on date of catalogue
Material
metal: silver
rubber: red
Inscriptions
Engraved on clamp, top base and arm: "GOMCO // USA"; engraved on bottom base: "1.3 CM"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-14
Dimension Notes
Length 10.3 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 4.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Some wear and tarnish on the metal; washer is brittle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 342 (similar to item #1H-1394-2) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
This size used for newborns.
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Dieffenbach bulldog clamp

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
Accession Number
1983.17.8
Description
Small forceps made of wide, flat pieces of metal; close tightly with thumb and index finger pressure.
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Accession Number
1983.17.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
MeSH Heading
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
Description
Small forceps made of wide, flat pieces of metal; close tightly with thumb and index finger pressure.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 1034; CD #UHN
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Diethrich bulldog clamp

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Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
Accession Number
997034579
Description
Diethrich bulldog clamp is a small, tweezer-type clamp with an angled jaw; distal end is at 65° angle with grooves on the inner side and on a finger grip.
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Accession Number
997034579
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
MeSH Heading
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
Description
Diethrich bulldog clamp is a small, tweezer-type clamp with an angled jaw; distal end is at 65° angle with grooves on the inner side and on a finger grip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Codman
Site Made (City)
Randolph
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"CODMAN 19-8091 // 8802 N" stamped into metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 1.4 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Products A to Z Catalog," Codman & Shurtleff., 1984, p. 23 (item #A 19-8091) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
Used as a small vessel clamp.
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Doyen broad ligament clamp

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
997034001
Description
Doyen broad ligament clamp, which consists of a scissor-like instrument made up of two halves joined with a box lock joint and a snap-catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the blades curve upwards from the joint and have rounded tips; the ins…
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Accession Number
997034001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
Description
Doyen broad ligament clamp, which consists of a scissor-like instrument made up of two halves joined with a box lock joint and a snap-catch ratchet; the handles are straight with closed, rounded finger grips coming off each end; the blades curve upwards from the joint and have rounded tips; the inside edges of the blades have vertical gripping grooves in the metal
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
Top: "Lawton // STAINLESS" stamped into the metal and "OR" engraved; bottom: "GERMANY" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-8
Dimension Notes
Length 22.6 x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal shows some wear; no stains or corrosion evident; parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. F2 (similar to item FG-043-01-S) (see attached photocopy); Claire Kelly, KGH OR nurse; CD #2
Research Facts
Used mainly for dissection with a dental roll ("peanut") held in the jaws; also used in general surgery: thoracic, vascular, gynecological; a dental roll is a cotton roll that is packed tightly and is multi-purpose in the above surgical fields
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Eastman's hysterectomy clamp forceps

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1984.19.8
Description
A nickel-plated, scissor-handled instrument; parts joined by a screw that lets them lock together; pointed, curved blade fits over and into a serrated blade; when the handles are squeezed, the blades close.
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Accession Number
1984.19.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Hysterctomy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- hysterectomy
Description
A nickel-plated, scissor-handled instrument; parts joined by a screw that lets them lock together; pointed, curved blade fits over and into a serrated blade; when the handles are squeezed, the blades close.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.H. Wesley.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
metal: silver; brownish
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-8
Dimension Notes
Length 27.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal plating worn off edges at cutting end.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. R.H. Wesley; H.J. Milburn catalogue, 1893, p. 335; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Instrument used in cleidotomy or cleidotripsy, in which the clavicles of the foetus are crushed or cut to reduce the width in cases of obstructed birth; part of a group of instruments belonging to the donor's great-grandfather, Dr. W.W. Ogden (1837-1917) and grandfather, Dr. S.M. Hay (?-1943).
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Eastman's hysterectomy clamp forceps

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1984.19.9
Description
A nickel-plated, scissor-handled instrument; parts joined by a screw that lets them lock together; pointed, curved blade fits over and into a serrated blade; when the handles are squeezed, the blades close.
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Accession Number
1984.19.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Hysterctomy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- hysterectomy
Description
A nickel-plated, scissor-handled instrument; parts joined by a screw that lets them lock together; pointed, curved blade fits over and into a serrated blade; when the handles are squeezed, the blades close.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.H. Wesley.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
metal: silver; brownish
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-8
Dimension Notes
Length 27.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal plating worn off edges at cutting end.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. R.H. Wesley; H.J. Milburn catalogue, 1893, p. 335; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Instrument used in cleidotomy or cleidotripsy, in which the clavicles of the foetus are crushed or cut to reduce the width in cases of obstructed birth; part of a group of instruments belonging to the donor's great-grandfather, Dr. W.W. Ogden (1837-1917) and grandfather, Dr. S.M. Hay (?-1943).
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Glover bulldog clamp

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Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
Accession Number
997034536
Description
A spring-loaded, scissor-like instrument with a screw joint and grooved finger grips; curved, atra-grip blades.
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Accession Number
997034536
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
MeSH Heading
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
Description
A spring-loaded, scissor-like instrument with a screw joint and grooved finger grips; curved, atra-grip blades.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Codman
Site Made (City)
Randolph
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into metal handle: "Classic Codman // 37-1055 S.S. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments", Codman & Shurtleff, 1976-77, p. 147 (similar to item #37-1055) (see attached photocopy); CD #1.
Research Facts
This instrument is used for clamping small arteries and vessels during cardiovascular surgery.
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