What are curved hemostats called?

Kent Scientific’s hemostat forceps, available in curved and straight varieties, are surgical tools used to control bleeding by clamping and holding blood vessels so cauterization or ligation can be performed.

What are Crile clamps used for?

Crile Forceps are commonly used for clamping blood vessels or tissues before cauterization. They have serrations along the entire length of the jaw. They have a ratchet locking mechanism to give the user a tight secure hold on blood vessels.

What are curved hemostats used for?

A curved hemostat can reach into and under places more easily than a straight hemostat can. Using a curved hemostat also allows a surgeon to grab arteries and veins that have receded slightly after being cut and clamp them to stop the bleeding immediately. Hemostatic forceps are used to control bleeding.

What is a Babcock clamp?

Babcock Forceps are ratcheted, finger ring, and non-perforating forceps and are widely used to grasp delicate tissues during surgical procedures. They are commonly used in laparotomy and intestinal processes. They are similar to Allis forceps, though they may be less traumatic due to round and wider grasping surface.

Are forceps and hemostats the same?

Ring forceps, also called hemostats or locking forceps, are an instrument for grasping, holding firmly or exerting traction upon objects especially for delicate operations. They are hinged and look like ring scissors. Locking hemostatic forceps may be called clamps and are used to securely hold tissue.

Whats the difference between a Kelly and a Crile?

Even though both the Kelly and the Crile hemostats are both 5 ½’ long, the Kelly hemostat has half-serrated jaws, while the Crile has fully serrated jaws. The two serve different purposes.

What is a Crile hemostat?

Crile Hemostatic Forceps, also known as a Crile Hemostat, are a lighter version of standard Crile Hemostatic Forceps and most commonly used for clamping blood vessels or tissue before cauterization or ligation. They may also be used for soft tissue dissection in Laparotomy procedures.

What is a Duval clamp?

A Pennington clamp, also known as a Duval clamp, is a surgical clamp with a triangular eyelet. Used for grasping tissue, particularly during intestinal and rectal operations. Under the name ‘Duval clamp’ they are occasionally used much like a Foerster clamp to atraumatically grasp lung tissue.

What are 4 groups of surgical instruments?

Types of Surgical Instruments

  • Cutting instruments include scissors, surgical blades, knives and scalpels.
  • Grasping or holding instruments include hemostatic forceps and tissue forceps.