Series TG 21 - Vascular Bank records

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Vascular Bank records

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CA ON00343 TG fonds-TG 21

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  • 1955-1957 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records.

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Series consists of a bound notebook labeled “Vascular Bank” and embossed “Doc[tor’s Noteb?]ook / Toronto General Hospital”. The notebook contains notations on the collection and disposition of arterial grafts apparently maintained at the TGH in a transplant “bank” for the use of TGH cardiovascular and neurosurgeons, including Dr. W.G. Bigelow, Dr. J. Key, Dr. D. Wilson and Dr. R. Tasker. Information contained in the notebook includes donors’ names, cause and date of death; transplant recipients’ names; site and condition of graft; notes on the disposition of unused or partially used grafts; drawings of grafts showing their condition, structure and portion used in surgery; date of transplant or disposal.

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The records in this series were transferred to the Archives at an uncertain date from an unknown source and were accessioned in August 1998.


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Access to the records in this series is restricted until 2077.

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University Health Network

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Last Updated: April 4, 2013. Added to Archeion April 4, 2013.

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  • English

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