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Surgical Instruments and their uses in general surgery

in this post we discuss some other surgical instruments and their uses in general surgery.

Langer Beck’s Retractor

Langer Beck’s Retractor
  • It is Used During Hernioplasty & Thyroidectomy activities are done.
  • It is Used to the actively separate edge of a incision or wound.
  • it also used to access underlying organs and tissues.

Backhaus Towel Forceps

Backhaus Towel Forceps
  • It is Used for grasping tissue, securing towels.
  • Backhaus Towel Forceps used in drapes, holding and reducing small bone fractures and also used for curved with different size

Myotowel clips

Myotowel clips
  • Myotowel clips is used for draping operative area of abdominal and vagina
  • Myotowel clips The sikn are fixed with towels or sheets and each other with these clips

Bard Parker Knife Handle / Scalpels handle

Bard Parker Knife Handle / Scalpels handle
  • Bard Parker Knife Handle / Scalpels handle has two parts, a blade and a handle. The handles are reusable, and blades replaceable.
  • Bard Parker Knife Handle / Scalpels handle used to make skin incisions 

Doyen’s Mouth gag

Doyen’s Mouth gag

it is used In surgery or dental surgery,  Doyen’s Mouth gag is a instrument used to hold mouth open when working with the oral cavity and when it cannot open naturally then force the mouth open.

Suture Cutting Scissor

Suture Cutting Scissor

This Suture Cutting Scissor instrument is used to cut and remove suture string of various wounds.

Kelly Proctoscope

Kelly Proctoscope

This instrument is used for visualize the anal canal rectum and sigmoid colon. After lubricates the instrument then gently inserting it into anal canal to see unobstructed view of intestine mucosa.

Pinard Stethoscope (Fetoscope)

Pinard Stethoscope (Fetoscope)
  • It used for Amplifies the sound of fetal heartbeat. places the wide end of Pinard Stethoscope (Fetoscope) of pregnant woman’s abdomen and listens sound of fetal heartbeat through narrow end.

EPISIOTOMY SCISSOR

EPISIOTOMY SCISSOR
  •  It is Used to perform episiotomies during delivery and labor.
  • Episiotomy Scissor is usually given local anesthesia at time of crowning of the head

Mayo Scissors

Mayo scissors
  • Mayo scissors are two types straight or curved, have variety of lengths.
  • Curved-bladed Mayo scissors is used for deeper penetration of wounds as compared to straight blades. 
  • Mayo scissors straight or curved may be used depending on physician preference and procedure .

Surgical Instruments and their uses in general surgery

Metzenbaum Surgical scissors

Metzenbaum Surgical scissors
Metzenbaum Surgical scissors
  • Metzenbaum Surgical scissors used for cutting blunt dissection and delicate tissue . The Metzenbaum Surgical scissors blade tips are Blunt .
  • It is also used in heart operations. Metzenbaum scissors are more delicate and usefull than Mayo scissors. They are used to cut the delicate tissues.

Barkelay bonney vaginal clamp

Barkelay bonney vaginal clamp
Barkelay bonney vaginal clamp
  • Barkelay bonney vaginal clamp is used to occlude vaginal canal prior to cutting process of vagina in wertheim’s hysterectomy

Punch biopsy forceps

Punch biopsy forceps
Punch biopsy forceps
  • Punch biopsy forceps is used to take the biopsy from cervix. The biopsy is outdoor procedure taken as an without anaesthesia

Green Armytage Forceps

Green Armytage Forceps uses
Green Armytage Forceps
  • It is used to grasp fibrous tissue, of the uterus angle securely and during gynecological surgeries to clamp bleeders to achieve hemostasis.
  • It is also used in caesarean section, hysterectomy and myomectomy and uterine repair. It is also used in general surgeries to grasp and hold rectus sheath during following process
  1. ileostomy
  2. exploratory laparotomy
  3. ileal resection
  4. intestinal anastomosis.

Self retaining retractors 

Self retaining retractors 
  • Self retaining retractors  are used to open and hold an incision or wound after this surgeon works easily.
  • These retractors are also used to hold tissues or organs during a surgery oprations. It also helps and allow hands free operations during the surgeries .

Novak Suction Curette

Novak Suction Curette

Novak Suction Curette is used to curettage and the fragments extraction to clean uterus during the dilatation ,evacuation and uterine biopsy and also dilatation and curettage .

Shirodkars Cerclage Needle

Shirodkars Cerclage Needle

This is needle usedd for putting stitch around cervix. needle is inserted around
cervix through an opening made in the vagina . suture material is threaded on eye at the tip and withdrawn. Then second needle with curvature in the reverse direction is used for second side. knot is placed and Vagina is closed.

Umbilical Cord Scissor

Umbilical Cord Scissor

Umbilical Cord Scissor is a gynecological tool and uesd to cut umbilical cord after the delivery of infants.Umbilical Cord Scissor providing firm grip and avoiding slippage.

Uterine Curette

Uterine Curette
  • It is used in Dilation and Curettage Surgeries.Use for scraping the endometrial cavity to obtain sample for the histopathology.
  • It is also beneficial for reducing the bleeding in menorrhagia.

Vulsellum Forcep

Vulsellum Forcep
Vulsellum Forcep
  • Vulsellum Forcep instrument especially designed for grasping the cervix. Usually cervix anterior lip is grasped.
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