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Fischer ventricular cannula

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Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
Accession Number
997034321 a-b
Description
A cannula with graduations at one-cm intervals; made of radiopaque tantalum; mushroom-like top with four perforations; centre opening with an attached plug and a metal stylet with a solid silicone tip.
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Accession Number
997034321 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
MeSH Heading
Suction and Drainage -- instrumentation
Description
A cannula with graduations at one-cm intervals; made of radiopaque tantalum; mushroom-like top with four perforations; centre opening with an attached plug and a metal stylet with a solid silicone tip.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cannula - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
b - stylet - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 0.13 cm
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
American V. Mueller, Division of Travenol Laboratories, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Anasco
Site Made (Country)
Puerto Rico
Dates
1970
1990
circa 1970-1990
Material
metal: silver
silastic: off-white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-3
Condition Remarks
Still in original packaging.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
When inserted into the ventricle, it acts as part of a drainage system to relieve brain pressure.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
Accession Number
997034304
Description
Straight piece of metal open at both ends with a concave thumb rest in the middle with a small centre opening.
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Accession Number
997034304
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurosurgery
MeSH Heading
Suction and Drainage -- instrumentation
Description
Straight piece of metal open at both ends with a concave thumb rest in the middle with a small centre opening.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Downs
Site Made (City)
Surrey
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1975
1985
circa 1975-1985
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 5.50 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd Ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. J-35 (similar to item JP-050-06-C)
Research Facts
Used to control suction pressure during brain surgery.
Images
Less detail