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catgut ligatures

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001037
Description
Plain catgut ligatures, which consist of a sealed hollow glass tube containing a folded length of plain catgut suture in sterile water; there is also a piece of printed paper in the tube around the ligature and against the inner edges; this label lists product information; one end of the tube is ro…
Accession Number
997001037
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Plain catgut ligatures, which consist of a sealed hollow glass tube containing a folded length of plain catgut suture in sterile water; there is also a piece of printed paper in the tube around the ligature and against the inner edges; this label lists product information; one end of the tube is rounded outwards; the other end of the tube is closed and flattened; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Jaeger-Bigelow Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
catgut: light beige
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
The label reads, "Plain Catgut // Boilable // 2 // Jaeger-Bigelow Co. // Boston, Mass."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 1009
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 6.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The glass tube, ligatures and label are complete and undamaged; the label is slightly discoloured but is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Previous number #187; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; came stored with other ligatures in a box: 997.001.119a-d
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catgut ligatures, plain No. 3

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001119 a-d
Description
Johnson & Johnson No. 3 plain catgut ligatures in a box, which consists of two tubes with ligatures (a,b); each tube is a sealed, hollow glass tube that contains a folded five-foot length of ligature is sterile water; there is also a piece of printed paper in the tube around the ligature and agains…
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Accession Number
997001119 a-d
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Johnson & Johnson No. 3 plain catgut ligatures in a box, which consists of two tubes with ligatures (a,b); each tube is a sealed, hollow glass tube that contains a folded five-foot length of ligature is sterile water; there is also a piece of printed paper in the tube around the ligature and against the inner edges; these labels list the product information; both ends of the tubes are closed and rounded outwards; the tubes are stored in a paper-covered rectangular-shaped cardboard box with bottom (c) and lid (d); the bottom of the box has a closed bottom and four sides and open top; the inside base has three cotton-lined cardboard sections which hold the tubes apart from each other; the lid has a closed top and four sides and open bottom; the lid fits over and onto the bottom; there is an attached printed paper label on the top of the lid
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - ligatures - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
b - ligatures - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
c - box bottom - Size: Length 11.4 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
d - box lid - Size: Length 11.6 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New Brunswick
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
catgut: light beige
glass: clear
paper: off-white; black; red; yellow
cardboard: off-white
fabric: white
Inscriptions
(a) The labels for both ligatures read, "CATGUT No. 3 // PLAIN // 5 FEET // Johnson & Johnson"; (d) the label on top of the box reads, "Johnson & Johnson // THREE STANDARD TUBES STERILE // CATGUT LIGATURES // PLAIN No. 3 // To sterilize exterior, these tubes may be boiled in water // Manufactured by Johnson & Johnson // NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Condition Remarks
The glass tubes, ligatures and labels are complete and undamaged; the box bottom and lid both have tears at each corner; the outer label on the lid is fully legible; #2: case is falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #187; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; ligature in tube 997.001.037 also came with and stored with this artifact; CD #3
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