Mayo Scissors

Mayo-Scissors

What are Mayo Scissors? The scissors has been named after the mayo clinic, as it was invented there. The scissors are heavy and are built to cut tough structures. The handles and blades are of same length. The blades of the scissors are usually blunt and rounded. Moreover they may be curved or straight. WhatRead More

Bakes’ Common Duct Dilator

Bakes'-Dilator

What is Bakes’ Dilator? Bakes’ Dilator is composed of a thin shaft with a round handle and an ovoid tip. The special feature of the dilator is its malleability. Due to its designed malleability it works really well in surgical procedures for its intended employment. What is its function? The Bakes’ Dilator was at firstRead More

Deaver’s Retractor

Deaver's-Retractor

What is Deaver’s Retractor? The Deaver’s Retractor is a hand-held retractor. It is named after the American surgeon John B. Deaver. It is made up of stainless steel having a curved retracting blade and flat handle. The width of the handle is equal to the width of the retracting blade. The handle is slightly curvedRead More

Payr’s Pylorus Clamp

Payr's-Pylorus-Clamp

What is Payr’s Pylorus Clamp? The clamp is named after Erwin Payr who was Austrian-German surgeon. This is a lever-action clamp which is also known as Payr’s Intestinal Crushing Clamp because of its ability to crush the intestine. The clamp has four joints, the three joints in proximity are for the handles and they operateRead More

Doyen’s Intestinal Clamp

Doyen's-Intestinal-Clamp

What is Doyen’s Intestinal Clamp? The clamp is usually labeled as Intestinal Occlusion Clamp. The clamp is made up of straight or curved jaws. The jaws contain fine serrations which are longitudinal. The jaws are flexible because they are partly made up of plastic. The instrument has a ratchet(unidirectional) locking mechanism to provide stable pressureRead More

Desjardins Gall Stone Forceps

Desjardins-Forceps

What is Desjardins Gall Stone Forceps? It is also known as Rochester gall stone forceps. The forceps is designed the same way as artery forceps. It’s body comes in varying degrees of curvature depending upon the bent consumer wants. The jaws are oval in shape with a hole in the center. The jaws may notRead More