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catheter guide

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact983
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
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 University Faculty of Medicine Class of 1915.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
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
Reference Comments
Kathleen Girard (granddaughter); SKLAR Catalogue, c1960 p. 299;
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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12219
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 Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
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
Reference Comments
"Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus,"75th Anniversary, Sklar Instrument Co., p. 320 (Model # 400-620)
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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12205
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 Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
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
Reference Comments
"Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus," 75th anniversary, T. Sklar Mfg. Inc., 1967, p. 320 (similar to item #400-620)
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.
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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 Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
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
Reference Comments
"Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus," 75th anniversary, T. Sklar Mfg. Inc., 1967, p. 320 (similar to item #400-625)
Research Facts
Used to take an endometrial biopsy or can be used to irrigate the uterus.
Images
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