An Overview of Medical Instruments Part 2

May 26 07:46 2011 Brandon Smitherston Print This Article

Presenting an editorial describing the various types of surgical instruments. We publish editorials discussing in detail about pessary, forceps, dilator and other medical tools.

This editorial is about the 21 various types of surgical instruments. We publish articles discussing in detail about pessary,Guest Posting forceps, dilator and other medical tools.

Surgical Instrument: Castro Viejo
Purpose: Suturing
Additional Info: Used for both non-locking and locking, a fine needle driver for nerves and small vessels.

Surgical Instrument: Cobb elevator
Purpose: Blunt dissection and elevating

Surgical Instrument: Corneal Shield
Purpose: To protect your eyes
Additional Info: During the facial plastic surgery the corneal shield is used to defend the eyes and always used with an eye lubricant such as lacrilube to prevent corneal abrasions.

Surgical Instrument: Cottle Elevator
Purpose: Dissection
Additional Info: Common to ENT nasal sets

Surgical Instrument: Curved Allis
Purpose: Grasping
Additional Info: For Grasping the tonsils during the tonsillectomy procedure.

Surgical Instrument: Curved Dissector
Alias: Maryland Grasper, dolphin nose
Purpose: Dissection
Additional Info: Sometimes it gets attachetted to the cautery cord and is sometimes used to dissect while performing cholecystectomy surgery after the ligate vessels.

Surgical Instruments: Doyan Rib Rasp
Purpose: To dissect
Additional Info: Mainly seen in the thoracic set.

Surgical Instrument: Davis Mouth Gag
Purpose: Tor retract
Additional Info: Connected to the mayo stand to place the mouth open during a tonsillectomy.

Surgical Instrument: Electrocautery Pencil
Purpose: Slicing & coagulation
Additional Info: Needs a grounding pad for the patient and plugs into the electro surgical unit (ESU) for coagulation and cutting of tissue.

Surgical Instrument: Freeman Retractor
Purpose: Retraction
Additional Info: Common hand held retractor used in cosmetic proceudre.

Surgical Instrument: Burford Finochietto
Purpose: To retract
Additional Info: Mainly used for to retract and spread the rib cage during the thoracic surgery.

Surgical Instrument: Finochietto Blade
Purpose: Retraction
Additional Info: You attach it to a finochetti retractor. Its avaible in all sizes.

Surgical Instrument: Four Pronged Skin Hooks
Purpose: To retract
Additional Info: Small Skin Retractor Occasionally can be found in a surgical instrument sets.

Surgical Instrument: Frazier Suction Tip
Purpose: For suction
Additional Info: Mainly found in orthopedic surgery and ENT.

Surgical Instrument: Freer Elevator
Purpose: blunt and elevating cutting
Additional Info: Most commonly found in orthopedic surgery.

Surgical Instrument: Guarded Osteotome
Purpose: To cut
Additional Info: While performing a rhinoplasty, you can see this instrument being used on the nasal bone & septal for cutting.

Surgical Instrument: Gelpi
Purpose: Retraction
Additional Info: A common self-retaining medical tool found in spine surgery.

Surgical Instrument: Shallow Gelpi
Purpose: Retraction

Surgical Instrument: Heaney Needle Holder
Purpose: Suturing
Additional Info: Recognized by the curved jaw.

Surgical Instrument: Hemo Clip Applier
Purpose: Ligation
Additional Info: Used to ligate vessels available in both disposable and non-disposable varieties.

Surgical Instrument: Hoen Elevator
Purpose: For big cutting

Surgical Instrument: Hoke Osteotome
Purpose: Cutting

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Brandon Smitherston
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Presenting an editorial describing the various types of medical instruments. HNM Medical releases articles explaining in detail about medical procedures and medical instruments such as pessary, forceps, dilator and other medical tools. Are you interested in becoming a medical sales representative and work indepednetly? Then come to HNM Medical and see our independent medical rep application. This "An Overview of Medical Instruments Part 2" article is by Rick Q.

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