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Surgical Instruments

Surgical Instruments

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Published by Sharmaine Simon
Surgical Instruments that are usually used in Operating Room
Surgical Instruments that are usually used in Operating Room

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Published by: Sharmaine Simon on Jul 08, 2009
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SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS
I. CUTTING AND DISSECTING
~ Cutting and dissecting instruments are sharp and are used to cut body tissue or surgicalsupplies.
A. KNIFE HANDLESdeep knife7 handle with 15blade
Used to cut deep,delicate tissue.
inside knife3 handle with 10blade
Used to cutsuperficial tissue.
skin knife4 handle with 20blade
Used to cut skin.
InstrumentsFunctionsB. SCISSORSStraight Mayo Scissors
Used to cut suture and supplies.Also known as: Suture scissors.
Curved Mayo Scissors
 Used to cut heavy tissue (fascia, muscle, uterus,breast).
Metzenbaum Scissors
Used to cut delicate tissue.
II. CLAMPING and OCCLUDING
~ Clamping and occluding instruments are used to compress blood vessels or hollow organs forhemostasis or to prevent spillage of contents.
 
InstrumentsFunctionsHemostatOther names: crile, snap or stat.
A
hemostat
is used to clamp blood vessels or tagsutures. Its jaws may be straight or curved.
Hemostat, Mosquito (left to right
)A
mosquito
is used to clamp small blood vessels. Itsjaws may be straight or curved.
Kelly, Hemostat, Mosquito (left to right)Other names: Rochester Pean
A
Kelly
is used to clamp larger vessels and tissue
BurlisherOther names: Schnidt tonsil forcep, Adsonforcep.
A
burlisher
is used to clamp deep blood vessels.Burlishers have two closed finger rings. Burlisherswith an open finger ring are calledtonsil hemostats.
 
Right AngleOther names: Mixter.
A
right angle
is used to clamp hard-to-reach vesselsand to place sutures behind or around a vessel. Aright angle with a suture attached is called a "tie ona passer."
Hemoclip applier with hemoclips
A
hemoclip applier with hemoclips
applies metalclips onto blood vessels and ducts which will remainoccluded.
Carmalt Clamp
Larger than a kelly clamp and often confusedwith the Peon Clamp of the same size; Carmaltclamps have the characteristic jaw structure pictured.
Debakey Vascular Clamp
The most standard of vascular clamps, the jaw of the clamp is designed to clamp veins and arterieswithout causing damage.
III. GRASPING and HOLDING
~ Grasping and holding instruments are used to hold tissue, drapes or sponges.
InstrumentsFunctions

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Very informative and detailed information on the basic surgical instruments
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