- Instruments used in general surgery
List of instruments used in general surgery
Instrument class Uses Specific instruments Articulator Galotti articulator Bone chisel Cottle cartilage crusher Bone cutter Bone distractor •Ilizarov apparatus •Intramedullary kinetic bone distractor Bone drill Bone extender Bone file Bone lever Bone mallet Bone rasp Bone saw Bone skid Bone splint Bone button Caliper Castroviejo caliper Cannula Catheter Cautery Clamps Payr pylorus clamp Coagulator Curette Depressor Dilator Dissecting knife Distractor Dermatome Forceps Forceps, Dissecting Adson Forceps, Tissue Allis • Babcock Forceps (Other) Sponge Forceps •Acanthulus or Acanthabolos Thorn removal •Bone forceps •Carmalt forceps •Cushing forceps •Dandy forceps •DeBakey forceps •Doyen intestinal forceps •Epilation forceps •Halstead forceps •Kelly forceps •Kocher forceps •Mosquito forceps Hemostat Hook •Nerve hook •Obstetrical hook •Skin hook Hypodermic needle Lancet Luxator Lythotome Lythotript Mallet •Partsch mallet Mouth prop Mouth gag Mammotome Needle holders Castroviejo • Crilewood • Mayo-Hegar • Olsen-Hegar Occluder Osteotome •Epker osteotome Periosteal elevator •Joseph elevator •Molt periosteal elevator •Obweg periosteal elevator •Septum elevator •Tessier periosteal elevator Probe Retractor •Senn retractor •Gelpi retractor • Weitlaner retractor •USA-Army/Navy retractor • •O'Connor-O'Sullivan •Deaver •Bookwalter •Sweetheart •Joseph Skin Hook •Lahey Retractor •Blair (Rollet) Retractor •Rigid Rake •Flexible Rake •Ragnell Retractor •Linde-Ragnell Retractor •Davis Retractor •Volkman Retractor •Mathieu Retractor •Jackson Tracheal Hook •Crile Retractor •Meyerding Finger Retractor •Little Retractor •Love Nerve Retractor •Green Retractor •Goelet Retractor •Cushing Vein Retractor •Langenbeck Retractor •Richardson Retractor •Richardson-Eastmann Retractor •Kelly Retractor •Parker Retractor •Parker-Mott Retractor •Roux Retractor •Mayo-Collins Retractor •Ribbon Retractor •Alm Retractor •Self Retaining Retractors •Weitlaner Retractor •Beckman-Weitlaner Retractor •Beckman-Eaton Retractor •Beckman Retractor •Adson Retractor •Rib spreader Rongeur Scalpel •Ultrasonic scalpel •Laser scalpel Scissors •Iris scissors •Kiene scissors •Metzenbaum scissors To dissect soft tissue, etc •Mayo scissors To cut suture, etc •Tenotomy scissors Spatula Speculum •Mouth speculum •Rectal speculum •Sim's vaginal speculum •Cusco's vaginal speculum Sponge bowl Sterilization tray •Sternal saw Suction tube Surgical elevator Surgical hook Surgical knife Surgical mesh Surgical needle Surgical snare Surgical sponge Surgical spoon Surgical stapler Surgical tray Suture Syringe Tongue depressor Tonsillotome Tooth extractor Towel clamp Towel forceps •Backhaus towel forceps •Lorna towel forceps Tracheotome Tissue expander •Subcutaneous inflatable balloon expander Trephine Trocar Tweezer Venous clipping
- ^ Living with an Ilizarov/Taylor Spatial Frame UK newspaper article
- ^ ilizarov.com (English)
- ^ Children with Tracheostomies Resource Guide, by Marilyn K. Kertoy, p. 15 (Google book search)
- ^ Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary
- ^ Rob Toreki (1 December 2004). "Cannulas". The Glassware Gallery. Interactive Learning Paradigms Incorporated. http://www.ilpi.com/inorganic/glassware/cannula.html.
- ^ Practical approach to nephrostomy
- ^ See Mr R McElroy for details of various operations and the unintended effects of chemical cauterization
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- ^ How do they get the hole through a hypodermic needle?
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- ^ "General Instrument Sourcebook - KMedic" (PDF). http://www.teleflexmedicaloem.com/pdf/KMAD-4_General.pdf. Retrieved 2011-02-10.
- ^ Bailey & Love’s SHORT PRACTICE OF SURGERY (23rd ed.). ISBN 0 340 75949.
- ^ Gould, George M. (1934). Gould's Pocket Pronouncing Medical Dictionary (10th (rev) ed.). P. Blakiston's Son & Co., Inc..
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