993.615.1: 'Combination Universal' Cystoscope Set, 1906-1945

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993.615.1: 'Combination Universal' Cystoscope Set.
Image No. 3694 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

A 'Combination Universal' cystoscope set in a case consisting of two outer sheaths, one large for simultaneous catheterization of both ureters and irrigation, and one small sheath for irrigation and examination, both sheaths have removable ends; a periscope that fits into the small sheath ['ZEISS-KOLLM.']; a simple irrigation attachment; double-way irrigation stopcock; cords, switch and contact clamp. Two flexible x-ray graduated bulbous tip ureter catheters size 4 with wires and two flexible olive tips ureter catheters with loop ended wires are held in the lid and are not original to the instrument. 'Georg Wolf G.m.b.H. Spezialfabrik für Kystoscope BERLIN N.W.6 Karistrasse 18' is printed in gold lettering on internal lid surface. Case dimensions given.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.615.1
Collection: Urology
Date: 1906-1945

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 5 cm
  • Width: 33.7 cm
  • Depth: 11.3 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Case
  • b) Sheath for carrying two ureteric catheters
  • c) Sheath for irrigation and examination
  • d) Periscope
  • e) Double-way irrigation stopcock
  • f) Irrigation attachment
  • g) Cords and switch
  • h) Catheter & wire
  • i) Catheter & wire
  • j) X-ray catheter & wire
  • k) X-ray catheter & wire
  • l) Nozzel tip

Object Materials

  • copper alloy,
  • cord,
  • filament,
  • glass,
  • gold print,
  • metal,
  • plastic,
  • plating,
  • polyester,
  • rubber,
  • steel,
  • unidentified coating,
  • varnish,
  • wood

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Georg Wolf GmbH
  • History of Use: Used to look at areas of the bladder and urethra.