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catheter guide

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. James Howard Walmsey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996029002
Description
Catheter guide consists of a heavy-gauge steel wire, bent into a roughly pentagonal shape at one end for a handle; curved at the other end with a rounded tip; has been bent again above the handle
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Accession Number
996029002
Collection
Dr. James Howard Walmsey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary Catheterization -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
Catheter guide consists of a heavy-gauge steel wire, bent into a roughly pentagonal shape at one
end for a handle; curved at the other end with a rounded tip; has been bent again above the handle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Dr. James Howard Walmsey, graduated Queen's Meds in 1915
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Doctor practised in Prince Edward County from around 1920 to 1969
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"SKLAR USA STAIN..."; appears to have been "STAINLESS STEEL" but has been smoothed away
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 28.4 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm. x Depth: 3.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
In excellent condition, although it has been bent into a shape which was not original (i.e., bent
to fit the medical bag in which it came)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kathleen Girard (granddaughter); SKLAR Catalogue, p. 299; CD #2
Research Facts
Dr. Walmsey (1890-1969) graduated Queen's Arts 1912, Queen's Meds 1915; practiced in Prince Edward
County from 1920-1969
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endometrial biopsy curette

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Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
997034542
Description
Noval endometrial biopsy curette with Luer hub consists of a hollow tube ending with a serrated opening on a curved tip; has finger rest shield.
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Accession Number
997034542
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endometrial Neoplasms -- diagnosis
MM= Curettage -- curette -- uterine
Description
Noval endometrial biopsy curette with Luer hub consists of a hollow tube ending with a serrated opening on a curved tip; has finger rest shield.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into finger rest: "SKLAR // STAINLESS // GERMANY"; hand-etched into shield: "OR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 24.5 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus,"75th Anniversary, Sklar Instrument Co., p. 320 (Model # 400-620) (see attached photocopy); CD #1.
Research Facts
This instrument is used to take an endometrial biopsy or can be used to irrigate the uterus.
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Novak endometrial biopsy curette

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Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
997034514
Description
Novak endometrial biopsy curette with Luer hub, consisting of a hollow tube ending with a serrated opening on curved tip; finger rest shield.
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Accession Number
997034514
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endometrial Neoplasms -- diagnosis
MM= Curettage -- curette -- uterine
Description
Novak endometrial biopsy curette with Luer hub, consisting of a hollow tube ending with a serrated opening on curved tip; finger rest shield.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the finger rest: "SKLAR // STAINLESS // GERMANY"; engraved on handle: "OR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 24.5 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus," 75th anniversary, T. Sklar Mfg. Inc., 1967, p. 320 (similar to item #400-620) (see attached photocopy); CD #1.
Research Facts
Used to take an endometrial biopsy or can be used to irrigate the uterus.
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Novak endometrial biopsy curette

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12207
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
997034516
Description
Novak endometrial biopsy curette with Luer hub, consisting of a hollow tube ending with a serrated opening on curved tip; finger rest shield.
  1 image  
Accession Number
997034516
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Biopsy -- instrumentation
Endometrial Neoplasms -- diagnosis
MM= Curettage -- curette -- uterine
Description
Novak endometrial biopsy curette with Luer hub, consisting of a hollow tube ending with a serrated opening on curved tip; finger rest shield.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the finger rest: "SKLAR // STAINLESS // GERMANY"; hand-etched into shield: "OR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 24.5 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus," 75th anniversary, T. Sklar Mfg. Inc., 1967, p. 320 (similar to item #400-625); CD #4
Research Facts
Used to take an endometrial biopsy or can be used to irrigate the uterus.
Images
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