Forceps

Thumb-Forceps

What are forceps? Forceps are well-known as a surgical instrument which is used to pick up/hold delicate structures or structures and objects that cannot be held by hands. The word Forceps has been derived from the combination of Latin words (formus: hot, ferrum: iron, capere: to hold), which either means

Grant Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Clamp

Grant-Abdominal-Aneurysm-Clamp

What is Grant Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Clamp? This clamp is designed with slightly curved jaws having debakey teeth (non-traumatic serrations) and slanting shanks (Shank is the structure which connects tip of the instrument to the body of the instrument). The locking mechanism ensure firm grip on the vessel. What is

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.

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

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

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