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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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Deschamp's aneurism needle

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034577
Description
Deschamp's aneurism needle, left, blunt, which consists of an instrument made of a single piece of metal; the handle is a long, closed hollow piece with a flat top and bottom and a rounded end; the handle tapers inwards from the end to where it attaches to the needle shaft; the shaft is made of sol…
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Accession Number
997034577
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Needles
Ligation
MM= Needles -- suture -- ligating -- aneurysm
Description
Deschamp's aneurism needle, left, blunt, which consists of an instrument made of a single piece of metal; the handle is a long, closed hollow piece with a flat top and bottom and a rounded end; the handle tapers inwards from the end to where it attaches to the needle shaft; the shaft is made of solid cylindrical metal which curves outwards and upwards at the needle tip into a semi-circular shape with a blunt, rounded tip; there is an oval hole through the metal just before the tip; the top of the needle tip has a groove in the centre; one of a pair.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"SKLAR STAINLESS // GERMANY" stamped into metal; "O.R. May 67" engraved on handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Dimension Notes
Length 25.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows wear; finish worn; scratches on handle edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital Catalog," Sklar Instruments, 21st ed., 1992, p. 75 (item #190-40) (see attached photocopy); CD #11.
Research Facts
This instrument is used to pass a suture or sling around a deep vessel, muscle, or bowel; a set consists of two pieces: a curve to the right and a curve to the left.
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Deschamp's aneurism needle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12507
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034578
Description
Deschamp's aneurism needle, right, blunt, which consists of an instrument made of a single piece of metal; the handle is a long, closed hollow piece with a flat top and bottom and a rounded end; the handle tapers inwards from the end to where it attaches to the needle shaft; the shaft is made of so…
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Accession Number
997034578
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Needles
Ligation
MM= Needles -- suture -- ligating -- aneurysm
Description
Deschamp's aneurism needle, right, blunt, which consists of an instrument made of a single piece of metal; the handle is a long, closed hollow piece with a flat top and bottom and a rounded end; the handle tapers inwards from the end to where it attaches to the needle shaft; the shaft is made of solid cylindrical metal which curves outwards and upwards at the needle tip into a semi-circular shape with a blunt, rounded tip; there is an oval hole through the metal just before the tip; the top of the needle tip has a groove in the centre; one of a pair.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Date Remarks
Supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"SKLAR STAINLESS // GERMANY" stamped into metal; "O.R. May 67" engraved on handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Dimension Notes
Length 25.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows wear; finish worn; scratches on handle edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital Catalog," Sklar Instruments, 21st ed., 1992, p. 75 (item #190-35) (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
This instrument is used to pass a suture or sling around a deep vessel, muscle, or bowel; a set consists of two pieces: a curve to the right and a curve to the left.
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