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cardiac suction unit

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Collection
Mr. John Porter Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997030002
Description
Cardiac suction unit, which consists of a large rectangular-shaped machine with four flat sides, a flat top and a slightly flared-out bottom that has four attached round wheels at the bottom of each corner; the front of the machine has a rectangular-shaped plastic panel at the centre of the top; th…
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Accession Number
997030002
Collection
Mr. John Porter Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Blood Circulation
Suction
Description
Cardiac suction unit, which consists of a large rectangular-shaped machine with four flat sides, a flat top and a slightly flared-out bottom that has four attached round wheels at the bottom of each corner; the front of the machine has a rectangular-shaped plastic panel at the centre of the top; this panel has three domed plastic lights at the top, two on/off switches and two amps in the centre and a manufacturer's label and two amps at the bottom; the front of the machine also has a round pressure gauge for vacuum in Hg with a round threaded knob below it, at the left side of the centre and a round increase/decrease dial at the right side of the centre; the lower left side of the front has a 180 cm. electric cord with a plug at the end coming out from it; the right side of the machine has two hollow cylindrical metal tubes near the top at the left and right sides; there are also two round pieces with a straight vertical slot cut out from the centre below the metal tubes; the centre of the right side has four equally-spaced round rubber buffer pieces; the lower half of the right side has a removable panel with four round metal clasps at each corner holding it in place; the bottom of the right side has an attached piece of metal sticking out at a 90 deg. angle; this attached piece has two rubber-lined oxygen tank-holding platforms; the back of the machine is flat, with no attachments; the left side of the machine is flat with only one attached round rubber piece at the centre; the outside edges of all four sides are painted beige; the top of the machine is flat and painted black; all four corners are slightly rounded; the left side of the top has an attached roller pump; this consists of a D-shaped piece of perspex plastic with an open centre, a large rectangular opening on the straight side and closed rounded edges; the roller pump is set onto a square piece of metal; the centre of the plastic piece has an attached piece of solid four-sided metal with straight sides and rounded top and bottom; the top right side and bottom left side of this metal piece have attached rollers; these rollers each have straight backs that hold two spherical metal balls with a cylindrical metal bar through the centre that holds them in place
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally purchased and used by KGH; owned by Ivan Cohen (dates?); purchased from Mr. Cohen by Mr. John Porter in the 1960s
Maker
New Electronic Products Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
metal: silver; grey
rubber: black
plastic: clear; black
glass: clear
paint: beige; black
Inscriptions
The panel on the front of the machine has engraved words which read, "VACUUM // OFF // ON // ON // OFF // PUMP // PFF // ON // ON // OFF // MAINS FUSED 10 AMPS // FUSE 10 AMPS // CARDIAC SUCTION UNIT // TYPE 913 // SER. NO. C475/120 // NEW ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS LTD. // LONDON // FUSE 10 AMPS"; the fuse on the left side is identified as, "MAINS 10 AMP."
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-6-1
Dimension Notes
Length 116.5 cm x Width 68.0 cm x Depth 50.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The cardiac suction unit arrived extremely dirty and oily; the paint shows minor chips and scratches; very little corrosion -- a small amount is visible on the screws in the roller pump
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
See attached photographs; CD #5
Exhibit History
On display in the exhibit: The Heart-Lung Machine: Key to Open Heart Surgery, Nov. 1, 1999
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coronary sinus suction apparatus

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997034540 a-b
Description
Two-part stainless coronary suction consists of (a) a suction apparatus, which is a hollow shaft at a 45° angle with a rectangular solid middle portion and an end ridged for a tubing attachment; and (b) a detachable grooved top with a perforated end.
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Accession Number
997034540 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Blood Circulation
Suction
Description
Two-part stainless coronary suction consists of (a) a suction apparatus, which is a hollow shaft at a 45° angle with a rectangular solid middle portion and an end ridged for a tubing attachment; and (b) a detachable grooved top with a perforated end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - shaft - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
b - tip - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Width 1.0 mm x Depth 2.0 mm
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the midsection of each suction shaft: "6144".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-6
Condition Remarks
Handle edges show wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
C. Kelly, retired OR nurse; CD #9.
Research Facts
The suction tip is used to suction blood to the heart-lung machine during open heart surgery.
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coronary sinus suction apparatus

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12366
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997034554 a-b
Description
Two-part stainless coronary suction consists of (a) a suction apparatus, which is a hollow shaft at a 45° angle with a rectangular solid middle portion and an end ridged for a tubing attachment; and (b) a detachable grooved top with a perforated end.
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Accession Number
997034554 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Blood Circulation
Suction
Description
Two-part stainless coronary suction consists of (a) a suction apparatus, which is a hollow shaft at a 45° angle with a rectangular solid middle portion and an end ridged for a tubing attachment; and (b) a detachable grooved top with a perforated end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - shaft - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
b - tip - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Width 1.0 mm x Depth 2.0 mm
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the midsection of each suction shaft: "6144".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-6
Condition Remarks
Handle edges show wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
C. Kelly, retired OR nurse; CD #10.
Research Facts
The suction tip is used to suction blood to the heart-lung machine during open heart surgery.
Images
Less detail