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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 Kingston General Hospital 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 Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
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
994009027
Description
Stainless steel rotating flexible-stem biopsy forceps with 80.0 cm of working length.
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Accession Number
994009027
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 Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
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. // 353"
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.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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
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 Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit.
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
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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
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly, RN.
Research Facts
Used for taking biopsies in lung and bronchus.
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bronchoscopic biopsy forceps

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Thoracic Surgery
Accession Number
997034409
Description
Long, straight forceps with scissor-like handles; distal end is "cup-shaped."
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Accession Number
997034409
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Thoracic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Disease (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Lung Disease -- diagnosis
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- biopsy
Description
Long, straight forceps with scissor-like handles; distal end is "cup-shaped."
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Pilling
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"PILLING - PHILA "Rustless""
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-6
Dimension Notes
Length 60.0 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
All parts in working order.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
C. Kelly, retired OR nurse; "Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932-33, p. 99 (similar to item #J1546 [L2])
Research Facts
Used for lung tissue biopsies.
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bronchoscopic flexible biopsy forceps

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
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 Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Pilling
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
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
Reference Comments
C. Kelly (ret. OR nurse); "Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," Philadelphia, 1932, p. 271 (item "HOLFO")
Research Facts
This object is used for taking biopsies of lung tissue through a rigid bronchoscope.
Images
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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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endoscope 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
997034307
Description
Straight, flexible metal with cup biopsy forcep at distal end; handle at proximal end at right angle to instrument.
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Accession Number
997034307
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Disease (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Lung Disease -- diagnosis
MM= Endoscopy -- accessories
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- biopsy
Description
Straight, flexible metal with cup biopsy forcep at distal end; handle at proximal end at right angle to instrument.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Storz
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 on.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-5
Dimension Notes
Length 48.3 cm x Width 7.9 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
No staining; no corrosion; parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments Catalog", Ninth edition, by Storz Instrument Company, 1966, p. 331 (similar to item #K-26120F (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
This instrument is used for taking small pieces of tissue from bronchus and lung for diagnostic purposes.
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grasping forceps and cotton carrier

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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
994009017
Description
Three-fingered claw-like gripping device is closed and retracted when instrument is at rest; claw emerges from hollow tube when the instrument's "U"-shaped handle is squeezed; used to grasp small tunours for removal by the Frankfeldt snare.
Accession Number
994009017
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- endoscopic
Description
Three-fingered claw-like gripping device is closed and retracted when instrument is at rest; claw emerges from hollow tube when the instrument's "U"-shaped handle is squeezed; used to grasp small tunours for removal by the Frankfeldt snare.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"GERMANY / STAINLESS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Dimension Notes
Length: 44.3 cm. x Width: 8.2 cm. x Depth: 0.8 cm. x Diam. : 0.3 cm.
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments: Suction and Pressure Apparatus," J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc, 17th ed., New York, 1967, p. 295; "American Cystoscope Makers (1952) Catalogue", p. 226
Research Facts
Instrument has a different handle and is longer than the Frankfeldt grasping forceps cited in reference section of this accession
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