Name: Double Bladed Right Angle Retractor or Langenberk’s Right Angle RetractorSterilization: By autoclavingUse: To retract different layers of abdominal wall during laparotomy During herniotomy, retract the abdominal wall During Appendectomy, retract the abdominal wall Excision of lipoma, fibroma, sebaceous cyst.
Month: December 2009
Name: Deaver’s retractorUse: During cholecystectomy, to retract the liver During cholecystectomy, to retract the loop of intestine & stomach During vagotomy, to retract the left lobe of liver to expose the oesophagus To retract duodenum During pelvic sugery, Abdomino-perineal resection of rectum Right hemicolectomy
Name: Tooth dissecting forcepsUse: To hold the skin during skin closure Diathermy coagulation
Name: Plain dissecting forcepsUse: To hold the soft tissue – peritoneum, gut, blood vessel Blunt dissection with the blunt end Used as a contrast media for diathermy coagulation of bleeding point For investigation of appendicular stump in the caecum during appendisectomy.
Name: Babcock’s tissue forcepsIdentification: Distal end is expanded and triangular.Use: To catch hold the soft tissue such as appendix along with mesoappendix. To catch hold the intestinal resection anastomosis To hold vas deference & fallopian tube
Name: Mosquito forceps / Small curved artery forceps / small curved mosquito artery forcepsIdentification: Transverse serration throughout the bladeUse: To catch hold any bleeding vessels for haemostasis To catch hold the peritoneum, rectus sheath To catch hold the tip of any suture material During operation of inguinal hernia to catch hold the cut end of …
Name: Towel clipUse: To fix the draping sheet during any operation To fix the sucker tube & diathermic cord to draping sheet
Name: Sponge holding forcepsSterilization: AutoclaveUse: To catch hold the swab during washing To catch hold the fundus of gall bladder during cholecystectomy To catch hold the caecum during appendisectomy To catch hold the uterus during hysterectomy
Name: Alli’s tissue forcepsIdentification: Distal part is expanded and toothedSterilization: AutoclaveUse: To catch hold the tough structure – Tendon, skin, aponeurosis To hold mesoappendix To hold intestine To hold vas deference during vasectomy To hold fallopian tube during tubectomy
Name: Needle holder / Needle holding forcepsUse: To hold curved needle during stitching To hold suture material during knotting