An Overview of Surgical Instruments Part 1

This editorial is on the 21 different types of surgical instruments. We publish editorials discussing in detail about pessary, forceps, dilator and other medical tools.

Surgical Instrument: #3 Knife Handle Alias: Scalpel Used for: Holds a knife blade. Info: Primarly for the 15, 11, 10 knife blades.

Surgical Instrument: #7 Knife Handle Used for: For attaching knife blade. Info: Use with a 15 Blade.

Surgical Instrument: 10 Blade Alias: Skin Blade Used for: To incise into the skin. Info: Attaches to a #3 Handle.

Surgical Instrument: 15 Blade Used for: A blade that has various functions Info: Mainly for #7 or #3.

Surgical Instrument: 11 Blade Used for: Cutting Info: Used for making incisions with surgical scissors for laparoscopic trocars.

Surgical Instrument: Neuro-Spine Surgery Alias: The hockey stick Used for: Dissection

Surgical Instrument: Adenoid Curette Used for: Curetting Info: Used for ENT andenoid-ectomies.

Surgical Instrument: Alexander Periosteotome Used for: To cut Info: Primary found in chest vascular sets

Surgical Instrument: Angled Debakey Used for: To grab Info: Mainly seen during a tonsillectomy.

Surgical Instrument: AP Suction Alias: Used for suction of the tonsils Used for: Suction

Surgical Instrument: Babcock Used for: To grab Info: Largely used to grab soft tissue, bowel tissue and lymph nides.

Surgical Instrument: Beaver Blade Handle Used for: To cut Info: Mainly for small orthopedic surgeries such as hand & foot surgery.

Surgical Instrument: Rib Shear Used for: To cut Info: Cutting shears for large bone

Surgical Instrument: Electrocautery Pencil Alias: Bovie Used for: Cutting & coagulation Info: Plugs into an electro surgical unit (ESU) for cutting and coagulation of tissue. Requires a grounding pad for the patient.

Surgical Instrument: Breast Template Alias: Cookie Cutter Used for: Template Info: Used for the restoration of nipples during breast procedure.

Surgical Instrument: Brun Currette Used for: Curretting bone Info: Available with many cup sizes and varying degrees of angle for the head.

Surgical Instrument: Finochietto Used for: Retraction Info: Generally for thoracic procedure, used to retract and spread the rib cage.

Surgical Instrument: Sayer Elevator Alias: Butter Knife Used for: Breaking nasal bone or septal.

Surgical Instrument: Carmault Used for: To clamp Info: The same size as a peon and larger than the Kelly, the carmault with its characteristic jaws are used to clamp bowel.

Surgical Instrument: Cartilage Block Used for: To cut the surface. Info: For preparation of grafts to be placed during rhinoplasty surgery.

Surgical Instrument: Cartilage Crusher Used for: Crushing Info: During nose surgeries to crush the cartilage for re-implantation.

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A “An Overview of Medical Instruments Part 1” editorial is by Earl Q.

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