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Fraenkel's laryngeal forceps

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001311 a-b
Description
Fraenkel's laryngeal forceps, light pattern, which consist of two halves that join together to form a scissor-like instrument that has straight handles with flat inner edges and rounded outer edges; the handles flare out slightly, then end with oval finger grips; the top of the handles curve to the…
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Accession Number
997001311 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- laryngeal
Description
Fraenkel's laryngeal forceps, light pattern, which consist of two halves that join together to form a scissor-like instrument that has straight handles with flat inner edges and rounded outer edges; the handles flare out slightly, then end with oval finger grips; the top of the handles curve to the left at a 45° angle; at the centre of the curve is a pivot joint that allows the two sides to be taken apart and put back together; beyond the pivot joint are the blades; the blades are also straight, with flat inner edges and rounded outer edges; the blades flare out to form elongated oval tips with a rounded outer edge; the inside edges of both tips have a smooth groove in the centre and gripping grooves stamped into the outer edges.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - laryngeal forceps (left side) - Size: Length 20.3 cm x Width 7.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
b - laryngeal forceps (right side) - Size: Length 20.3 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor and donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
E.B. Meyrowitz
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Both blades have the number "7" stamped into the metal of the inner edge, near the joint; the right handle has the words, "E.B. MEYROWITZ" stamped into the metal of the outer edge.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear and minor spots of plating loss and corrosion; moving parts move freely.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #628; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; came in surgical roll 997.001.305 with 31 other instruments; "Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff, c. 1920, p. 232 (item 7870) (see attached photocopy); very similar to 997.001.310; CD #5
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Jackson laryngeal forceps, straight cup

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
994009019
Description
Stainless steel rigid-stem biopsy forceps complete with handle, with 34.0 cm stem
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Accession Number
994009019
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
Biopsy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- laryngeal
Description
Stainless steel rigid-stem biopsy forceps complete with handle, with 34.0 cm stem
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
"American Cystoscope Makers (1952) Catalogue", p. 155
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"PILLING / STAINLESS"; "GERMANY // 20"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-8
Dimension Notes
Length: 41.3 cm. x Width: 11.3 cm. x Depth: 0.5 cm. x Diam. : 0.3 cm.
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Surgical Instrument Catalog, Lawton Co., New Jersey, ca. 1970, p. 734; CD #2
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Jackson laryngeal forceps, straight cup

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
994009024
Description
Stainless steel rigid-stem biopsy forceps with clean-cutting cup-shaped jaws, activated by a scissor grip handle; working length of 59.0 cm
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Accession Number
994009024
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- laryngeal
Description
Stainless steel rigid-stem biopsy forceps with clean-cutting cup-shaped jaws, activated
by a scissor grip handle; working length of 59.0 cm
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
"Mueller & Co. (1956) Catalogue", #SU-1140-41 p. 505
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-8
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Surgical Instrument Catalog, Lawton Co., New Jersey, ca. 1970, p. 734; CD #2
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Krause angular laryngeal forceps, oval basket

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
994009023
Description
Stainless steel rigid-stem biopsy forceps with angled grip and basket has 60.0 cm working length; activated by a scissor grip
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Accession Number
994009023
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Endoscopy Unit Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- laryngeal
Description
Stainless steel rigid-stem biopsy forceps with angled grip and basket has 60.0 cm working
length; activated by a scissor grip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used on KGH patients
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
"Mueller & Co. (1956) Catalogue", p. 505
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MEDICON // GERMANY // STAINLESS STEEL // 24 // SIU"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-8
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Accessories," Miltex Instrument Co., New York, 1973, p. 278; CD #2
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McKenzie laryngeal forceps

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001310 a-b
Description
McKenzie laryngeal forceps, which consist of two halves that join together to form a scissor-like instrument that has straight handles with flat inner edges and rounded outer edges; the handles flare out slightly, then end with oval finger grips; the top of the handles curve to the left at a 45° an…
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Accession Number
997001310 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- laryngeal
Description
McKenzie laryngeal forceps, which consist of two halves that join together to form a scissor-like instrument that has straight handles with flat inner edges and rounded outer edges; the handles flare out slightly, then end with oval finger grips; the top of the handles curve to the left at a 45° angle; at the centre of the curve is a pivot joint that allows the two sides to be taken apart and put back together; beyond the pivot joint are the blades; the blades are also straight, with flat inner edges and rounded outer edges; the blades flare out to form elongated oval tips with a rounded outer edge; the inside edges of both tips have a smooth groove in the centre and gripping grooves stamped into the outer edges.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - laryngeal forceps (left side) - Size: Length 22.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - laryngeal forceps (right side) - Size: Length 22.4 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor and donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Both handles have the number "6" stamped into the metal of the inner edge, near the joint.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear and minor spots of plating loss and corrosion; moving parts move freely.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #628; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; came in surgical roll 997.001.305 with 31 other instruments; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by the George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 71 (item P5152) (see attached photocopy); very similar to 997.001.311; CD #5
Research Facts
Forceps used for grasping.
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