Foerster Sponge Forceps

Foerster sponge forceps are imperative for gynecologic surgery. Sponge forceps look like oval tips and have serrations, the Foerster is utilized to grip sponges throughout the surgical procedure. The term Foerster is a symbolic term in German for commitment to quality and precision. The ratchet handle empowers the surgeon to grip the sponges strongly. Foerster Sponge Forceps are also known as Foerster-Ballenger Sponge Forceps. Sponge forceps are commonly utilized in surgical procedures to firmlyRead More

Amniocentesis Needle

Amniocentesis Needle is designed for utilization in pass through abdominal aperture of the uterus to allow removal of the small amount amniotic fluid throughout obstetric and gynecological processes. Amniocentesis procedures drains a little amount of fluid from the hollow flexible structure around the baby in the developing place of the uterus. It is easily  performedRead More

Babcock’s Tissue Holding Forceps


What is Babcock’s Forceps? W. Wayne Babcock, MD (1872 – 1963) is an American Surgeon who invented this popular Tissue Holding Forceps. The forceps has a ratchet mechanism, ring handles and its blades have a triangular orifice, along with a horizontal groove at the terminal in one blade and a ridge in the other blade. WhenRead More

Allis Forceps


What is Allis’s Forceps? This tissue holding forceps is named after Oscar Huntington Allis, an American surgeon (1836-1921) who is remembered for his contributions in orthopedic surgery. The forceps has a ratchet locking system; the terminal end of the blades bears short teeth. The teeth have grooves in between so that when the two bladesRead More

Kocher’s Forceps


What is Kocher’s Forceps? The Kocher’s Forceps is named after Emil Theodor Kocher, a Swiss surgeon who was awarded Nobel Prize in 1909. The forceps is designed the same way as Spencer Wells Artery Forceps, however the blades are a bit longer than Spencer’s Forceps and it has a tooth at the terminal end ofRead More

Hegar Uterine Dilator


What is Hegar Uterine Dilator? It is a round curved instrument either single-ended or double-ended especially designed for uterine (uterus=female reproductive organ) assessment. It is one of the most popular gadgets used in Gynae and Obs. What is its function? The dilator is used for assessing the length and planes of the uterus, its directionRead More