Medical Instruments Part 3
This editorial is on the 16 various types of medical instruments. We publish articles on describing in detail about pessary, forceps, dilator and other medical tools.
Surgical Instrument: Hurd Dissector
Purpose: To Cut
Additional Info: Mostly seen during the procedure on the tonsils. A blunt retractor/dissector.
Surgical Instrument: Jacob Tenaculum
Purpose: To grasp
Additional Info: Normal GYN grabing clamp.
Surgical Instrument: Kerrison Ronguer
Alias: Kerrison Punch
Purpose: To cut the bone
Additional Info: For cutting bone in spine & cranial surgery.
Surgical Instrument: Key Elevator
Purpose: To dissect
Surgical Instrument: Klein Needle
Additional Info: Put lipo moisture in the tissue. This gets the tissue ready for the liposuction.
Surgical Instrument: K-Wire Cutter
Purpose: To cut metal wires & K-wires.
Surgical Instrument: Lambotte Osteotome
Additional Info: Obtainable with both straight and curved at the tip. Sometimes used to take bone and hip grafts.
Surgical Instrument: Grasper
Alias: Debakey Grasped
Purpose: To grasp
Additional Info: During laparoscopic surgery and for grabing the bowels.
Surgical Instrument: Laparoscopic Trocar
Purpose: It give access during laparoscopic surgery.
Additional Info: The trocar is used for introduction of the port to the abdomen , afterwards its moved around to allow trocar from the surgical instrument sets to go through.
Surgical Instrument: Liposuction Cannula
Alias: Lipo Cannula
Purpose: To dissect, mainly in moisturized areas
Additional Info: A common surgical tool seen largely during liposuction surgery.
Surgical Instrument: Curved Dissector
Alias: Maryland Grasper, dolphin nose
Purpose: To disect
Additional Info: Used to dissect during cholecystomy surgery. Often is used to ligate vessels and is attached to a cautery cord.
Surgical Instrument: Mayo-Hegar Needle Holder
Alias: Needle Driver
Purpose: To sutur
Additional Info: Available in a variety of sizes depending on the size of the needle to be used.
Surgical Instrument: Metzenbaum
Additional Info: To cut tissue
Surgical Instrument: Mouth gag extension
Purpose: Postioning device
Additional Info: Attaches to the Mayo stand to stretch the reach of the mouth gag in patients with a larger chest diameter.
Surgical Instrument: Tongue Blade for Mouth Gag
Additional Info: Attaches to the Davis Mouth gag to give exposure for the tonsil procedure.
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