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Stanton trephine set

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Dates
1730
1740
circa 1730-1740
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
Accession Number
1969.226.1 a-j
Description
Trephine set in a shagreen leather covered case with decorative brass fittings including bail style handle, lock hinges and swing latches and four domed brass mounts on the bottom (j); interior covered in red velvet and red twill tape attached to one side holds top to bottom when opened; contents i…
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Accession Number
1969.226.1 a-j
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Trephining -- trephine
Description
Trephine set in a shagreen leather covered case with decorative brass fittings including bail style handle, lock hinges and swing latches and four domed brass mounts on the bottom (j); interior covered in red velvet and red twill tape attached to one side holds top to bottom when opened; contents include (a) a handle that incorporates the elevators; (b) scraper or raspatory; (c) lenticular knife; (d) cranium forceps; (e) perforator; (f) smaller trephine; (g) larger trephine; (h) a key to remove the central pin from the trephine; (i) an ivory-handled brush; missing one instrument and key for case.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - handle
b - raspatory
c - lenticular knife
d - forceps
e - perforator
f - trephine
g - trephine
h - key
i - brush
j - case
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Stanton
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1730
1740
circa 1730-1740
Material
metal: silver
ivory: white
leather: black
fabric: crimson
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-1
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
a - handle - Length 6.5 cm
b - raspatory
c - lenticular knife
d - forceps - Length 14.5 cm
e - perforator
f - trephine - Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
g - trephine - Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
h - key
i - brush - Length 6.5 cm
j - case - Length 21.0 cm x Width 21.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Raspatory missing; lining pulled from inside of lid; #4: corrosion on metal of casing; minor stains from corrosion on metal components
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://antiquescientifica.com/catalog.htm
Research Facts
An English c. 1730 antique trephine set with fine gull wing trephine. The bone disk forceps elevator is that of Dr. Samuel Sharp (1709-1778), FRS, who was an accomplished surgeon at Guy's Hospital, London. This rare antique neurosurgical kit is thought to have been made by the surgical instrument maker Edward Stanton, At the Saw and Crown, in Lombard Street, London, who was active between 1738 and 1744.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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Thornwald antrum trephine

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Dates
1923
1968
c.1923-1968
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
994011010 a-b
Description
Component (a), an inner rod and rasp, begins as a rotating handle that is smooth and round and flares slightly at its bottom, tapers, then flares in the middle, tapers again and flares slightly at the top, where it joins a flat, curved arm; the bottom of the handle is a flat, round disk with grippi…
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Accession Number
994011010 a-b
Collection
Dr. Publow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Trephining -- trephine
Description
Component (a), an inner rod and rasp, begins as a rotating handle that is smooth and round and flares slightly at its bottom, tapers, then flares in the middle, tapers again and flares slightly at the top, where it joins a flat, curved arm; the bottom of the handle is a flat, round disk with gripping lines stamped on its rim; the arm extending from the handle curves in a shallow "S" pattern and is joined to a short, round cylinder by a flat, round disk with gripping lines stamped along the rim; this small disk has two thin notches on either side; between these notches, the end of a round connecting pin can be seen; the short, round cylinder leads to a thinner short, round cylinder, topped by a short length of raised metal threading; a thin, round, solid length of rod extends from these threads; this long rod becomes segmented near its end; there are six segments in total, the first four of which are about half a centimetre long; the second-last segment is 0.3 cm long and it connects the rest of the segment and the rod to a short, cylidrical segment capped by a ring of eight triangular teeth, and a central triangular tooth; component (a), the inner rod and rasp, is designed to run through the middle of component (b), an outer cylinder and tube, with the handle and handle arm of component (a) protruding from the bottom of component (b), and the toothed tip of component (a) protruding slightly from the tube end of component (b); (b) begins as a rough, hollow cylinder that is textured by a rough diamond pattern; the cylinder ends at a thin, flat diamond-shaped piece that is attached to the bottom of the cylinder; a thin, round metal tube extends from the flat surface of this piece; it travels in a straight path, then curves slightly towards its end; a round opening is visible at the end of the tube.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - inner rod and rasp - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
b - outer cylinder and tube - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Publow, who practised in Prince Edward County between 1906 and 1972, and was a graduate of Queen's University. He had a special interest in dairy and cheese, having once been a cheese and butter maker. Served in WWI overseas in the rank of Captain. He was born in 1882 and died in 1972 at the age of 89. Item given to Dr. M. Williams, head of Otolaryngology at Queen's University.
Maker
Stevens
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1923
1968
c.1923-1968
Date Remarks
Commercial application of chrome plating began in 1923. The Stevens Company logo changed at the latest by 1968.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On the flat face of the handle arm are the words "CHROME", "GERMANY", and "Stevens", all stamped separately into the metal; on the cylinder and tube component (b), the number "6" is stamped into the metal twice, on either side of the opening at the bottom of the rough cylinder; the number "66" is also stamped on the short cylinder of component (a).
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-7
Length
23.2
Width
4.5
Height
2.1
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 23.2cm x Width 4.5cm x Height 2.1cm
Condition Remarks
Very minor signs of wear on the flat, diamond-shaped piece at the end of the rough cylinder facing the thin curved rod; small scratches and a filmy deposit can be seen here; tiny scratches and five small dents can be seen about halfway down the curved rod; greyish matter has become trapped between the triangular teeth.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. M. Williams; "Storz Surgical Instruments," by the Storz Instrument Co., 1966, p. 159 (item #N-2715) (see attached photocopy)
A Textbook of Practical Obstetrics, Grandin and Jarman, 1897, pg. 148.
Research Facts
Dr. Williams identified this item as an "aural rasp." The catalogue states that it is a "hand drill for perforating the antrum wall" of the sinus.
It could also be a Braun Trephine, used for foetal crainotomy.
Exhibit History
On display at Hotel Dieu Hospital circa 1983-1993; the item was mounted on an acidic board with copper-covered wires to secure it.
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Dates
1847
circa 1847
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
Accession Number
1934.13.1 a-c
Description
Two crown trephines and a trephine wrench with an ivory handle.
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Accession Number
1934.13.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Trephining -- trephine
Description
Two crown trephines and a trephine wrench with an ivory handle.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - trephine
b - trephine
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Medical Board of Guelph; used by Dr. G.S. Herod, licensed by the Medical Board of Guelph, 1847.
Dates
1847
circa 1847
Material
metal: silver
ivory: off-white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-1
Condition Remarks
The handle was dirty with several areas having grey dirt engrained into the surface. All the metal surfaces had a thin coating of tarnish. There was some corrosion on the serrated cylinder as well as the sliding plate.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
Accession Number
997016024
Description
Trephine, which consists of a solid cylindrical metal shaft with a tip that has a larger diameter and is hollow, but is still cylindrical; the edges of the tip are serrated; the tip is made of a different metal than the shaft; the other end of the shaft is tapered into a square shape; the shaft has…
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Accession Number
997016024
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Trephining -- trephine
Description
Trephine, which consists of a solid cylindrical metal shaft with a tip that has a larger diameter
and is hollow, but is still cylindrical; the edges of the tip are serrated; the tip is made of a
different metal than the shaft; the other end of the shaft is tapered into a square shape; the
shaft has a rectangular slot cut out of it on one side
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Material
metal: yellow; grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.5 cm. x Diam. : 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
The trephine shows minor wear, but is missing the centering point and adjustment lever; the cutting
tip shows a few spots of corrosion; the trephine arrived attached to a display board with wire and
glue gun adhesive
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. John Desmond; "A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing" by V. Mueller and Company, 1956, p. 282
(see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments Catalog" - Ninth Edition, by Storz Instrument Co.,
1966, p. 370 (see attached photocopy); CD #7
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
Accession Number
997016025
Description
Trephine, which consists of a solid cylindrical metal shaft with a tip that has a larger diameter and is hollow, but is still cylindrical; the edges of the tip are serrated; there is a sharp pointed piece coming out in the centre of the tip; this piece can be adjusted with an oval knob on the shaft…
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Accession Number
997016025
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Trephining -- trephine
Description
Trephine, which consists of a solid cylindrical metal shaft with a tip that has a larger diameter and is hollow, but is still cylindrical; the edges of the tip are serrated; there is a sharp pointed piece coming out in the centre of the tip; this piece can be adjusted with an oval knob on the shaft which turns and slides; the other end of the trephine has the handle grip; this consists of solid cylindrical metal formed into a figure-8 shape with a round knob on the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver, grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-1
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program “Dentures” stored in Rm 2017
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.5 cm. x Width: 9.7 cm. x Depth: 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Trephine arrived attached to a display board with wire and glue gun adhesive; serrated edges of the tip show minor corrosion; sliding adjustment knob also shows minor corrosion; shaft and handle grip show minor wear only; #2: no change
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. John Desmond; "A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing" by V. Mueller and Company, 1956, p. 283
(see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments Catalog" - Ninth Edition, by Storz Instrument Co.,
1966, p. 370 (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Exhibit History
On display at the Goethe Institut, Toronto, October 18, 2002-March 2003
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
Accession Number
1969.339.1 a-g
Description
Two trephines in a wooden box; handle (a) of solid bone or horn; handle (b) of hard, dark wood; trephine crowns of steel taper outward from stem; crown (c) is a half crown for enlarging an existing hole; soft wood box (f?) has a torn cloth hinge.
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Accession Number
1969.339.1 a-g
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Trephining -- trephine
Description
Two trephines in a wooden box; handle (a) of solid bone or horn; handle (b) of hard, dark wood; trephine crowns of steel taper outward from stem; crown (c) is a half crown for enlarging an existing hole; soft wood box (f?) has a torn cloth hinge.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 10.0 cm
b - handle - Size: Length 7.0 cm
c - crown - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Diam. 1.25 cm
d - crown - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
e - ?
f - box?
g - ?
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Material
wood: light brown, dark brown
bone/horn: dark brown
metal: silver
fabric
Inscriptions
On box top and ends: "TREPHINING"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-1
Condition Remarks
Corrosion on the steel crown of part measuring 2.5 cm x 0.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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