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Mosquito forceps

Name: Mosquito forceps / Small curved artery forceps / small curved mosquito artery forceps
Identification: Transverse serration throughout the blade

  • 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 external oblique muscle
  • Diathermy coagulation
  • To catch hold the bladder wall
  • Crushing in appendisectomy

Types of artery forceps:

  • Straight
    • Large
    • Medium
    • Small
  • Curved
    • Large
    • Medium
    • Small (mosquito)