Presenting an article discussing the different types of surgical instruments. HNM Medical releases articles describing in detail about medical procedures and medical instruments such as dilator, pessary, forceps and other medical tools.
Medical Instruments: Hurd Dissector Use: To Cut Info: Generally seen during surgery on the tonsils. A blunt retractor/dissector.
Medical Instruments: Jacob Tenaculum Use: To grasp Info: Common A clamp for grasping GYN.
Medical Instruments: Kerrison Ronguer Alias: Kerrison Punch Use: To cut the bone Info: To cut bone in spine & cranial surgery.
Medical Instruments: Key Elevator Use: To dissect
Medical Instruments: Klein Needle Use: Injection Info: Placed lipo fluid into the tissue to get the tissue for lipo suction.
Medical Instruments: K-Wire Cutter Use: To cut metal wires and K-wires.
Medical Instruments: Lambotte Osteotome Alias: Lambot Use: Dissection Info: Obtainable with both straight & curved at the tip. Often to take bone and hip grafts.
Medical Instruments: Grasper Alias: Debakey Grasped Use: Grasping Info: During laparoscopic surgery and for grabing the bowels.
Medical Instruments: Laparoscopic Trocar Use: Access for laparoscopic surgery. Info: The trocar is used for introduction of the port to the abdomen , but then removed to allow the instrument from the surgical instrument sets to be passed though.
Medical Instruments: Liposuction Cannula Alias: Lipo Cannula Use: To cut, mainly in saturated areas Info: Used to dissect and suction fat tissue during liposuction suction.
Medical Instruments: Curved Dissector Alias: Maryland Grasper, dolphin nose Use: Dissection Info: Used to dissect during cholecystomy surgery. Often is used to ligate vessels & is attached to a cautery cord.
Medical Instruments: Mayo-Hegar Needle Holder Alias: Needle Driver Use: To sutur Info: Available in a variety of sizes depending on the size of the needle to be used.
Medical Instruments: Metzenbaum Alias: Metz Use: Cutting Info: To cut tissue
Medical Instruments: Mouth gag extension Use: Postioning device Info: Mainly seen with patients with a bigger chest diameter, attaches to the Mayo stand.
Medical Instruments: Tongue Blade for Mouth Gag Use: Retraction Info: Attaches to the Davis Mouth gag to provide exposure for the tonsil procedure.
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A “An Overview of Medical Instruments Part 2” article is by Tom O.