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Sx intruments(VT250)

Surgical instruments for veterinary surgery, veterinary technicians VT250,VT 256

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Keith’s Abdominal Suture Needle Function: To suture skin, tendons, and ligaments Traits: Always straight and has no curves
Half-Curved Cutting-Edge Suture Needle Function: To suture skin, tendons, and ligaments Traits: Needle has a straight shaft that ends in a half curve
Half-Circle Cutting-Edge Suture Needle Function: To suture skin, tendons, and ligaments Traits: This needle is triangular and has cutting edges on all 3 sides. They are available in 1/2” and 3/8” diameters. Sizes start at 2 (largest) and go down by 2’s to 20 (smallest). Lg animal 3-6".
Half-Circle Taper-Point Suture Needle (Ferguson) Function: To suture organs and vessels. Traits: This needle is round from point to eye. Use the same size suture as needle. They are available in 1/2” and 3/8” diameters. Sizes start at 2 (largest) and get down to 20 (smallest). Lg animal 3-6".
Snook’s Ovariohysterectomy Hook Function: To retrieve the uterine horn from w/in a small animal. Allows surgeon to make an incision smaller than one that is big enough for a finger to fit into. Traits: Alway8” long, and has a flat rounded hook at the end. Can be called Snook hook.
Groove Director Function: To shield underlying tissues while making an incision and to help make a straight incision line. Traits: A heart shaped handle lies at one end of an open, trough like, tapered tube that extends along its length.
Scalpel Blades:#23 Function: General blade used for most procedures in large animals Traits: Fits a #4 or #8 handle
Scalpel Blades #20 Function: General blade used for most procedures in large animals Traits: Fits a #4 or #8 handle
Scalpel Blades #15 Function: Used for small, precise, or curved incisions; commonly used to declaw cats. Traits: Fits a #3 handle
Scalpel Blades #12 Function: Used to lance an abscess Traits: Fits a #3 handle
Scalpel Blades #11 Function: Used to sever ligaments Traits: Fits a #3 handle
Scalpel Blades #10 Function: A general blade that is used for most procedures in small animals Traits: Fits a #3 handle
Scalpel Handles #8 Function: To incise and transect. Mainly used in large animals. Traits: Is plastic and is contoured to fit the hand, which makes the user’s grip on it more secure in cold temperatures.
Scalpel Handles #4 Function: To incise and transect. Mainly used in large animals. Traits: Is spatula like and has ribbed grip areas.
Scalpel Handles #3 Function: To incise and transect. Mainly used in small animals. Traits: Is spatula like and has ribbed grip areas.
Jones Towel Forceps Function: To secure drapes to the patient’s skin by means of a small puncture Traits: Sharply pointed tips curved around and touch each other. Locks into place by means of pressure instead of a box lock and comes in 2 1/2 and 3 1/2 inch lengths.
Backhaus Towel Forceps Function: To secure drapes to a patient’s skin by means of a small puncture Traits: Sharply pointed tips curve around and touch each other. Lock with a box lock. Lengths are 5 1/2” and 3 1/2”.
Forester Forester Sponge-Holding Forceps Function: To apply the final paint of Betadine solution to a surgical site or to handle sterile dressings so as to provide hemostasis. Length allows for reach inside body cavity. Traits: Oval jaws, smooth or serrated. Usually 7”, but can come in 9 1/2”
Babcock Intestinal Forceps Function:To grasp delicate tissue, such as intestines or uterus, w/o crushing or traumatizing it. Traits: Jaws curve out, and grooves run parallel where the jaws meet. Lighter jaw compression, comes in 6 1/2”-9 1/2”
Allis Tissue Forceps Function: To hold with maximal power, but causing tissue trauma in the process Traits: Forceps with a box lock and jaws with small teeth the are arranged so that the teeth are perpendicular to the pull. Don’t use for viscara (internal organ) grasping.
Dressing Forceps Function: To grasp inanimate objects as dressings or nonviable tissues Traits: Has grooves that run across the tines.
Adson-Brown Tissue Forceps Function: Pick up, hold, and maneuver delicate tissues Traits: 9 teeth on each tine, 4 3/4 long
Adson Tissue Forceps Function: Pick up, hold, and maneuver delicate tissues Traits: Fine teeth on each tine cause minimal trauma, wide blade allows for thumb and finger pressure.
Tissue Forceps (Rat Tooth Forceps) Function: Grasp skin and other dense tissues to place sutures. Not for use on delicate tissues. Traits: Tines have large teeth and designed to stay open. One tooth fits in between two teeth on opposite side.
Ferguson Angiotribe Forceps Function: crush powerfully and create a fold in the tissue down the center, commonly on uterine horns and spermatic cords. Traits: One jaw has a raised edge that runs down the center, the opposite jaw has a groove the accommodates the ridge when closed.
Rochester-Ochsner Forceps Function: Clamp blood vessels or grasp tissue Traits: Crosswise grooves that provide good crushing action, tips of the jaws have teeth 1X2, like a tissue forceps, allows to prevent slippage of large tissue bundles.
Rochester-Péan Forceps Function: Clamp blood vessels or control large tissue bundles Traits: Jaws have crosswise grooves that provide good crushing action.
Rochester Carmalt Forceps Function: To clamp large tissue bundles that contain blood vessels. When placed perpendicular to blood vessels, completely stops blood flow Traits: First quarter of jaws has groove that run both directions, other 3 quarter have lengthwise grooves only.
Kelly Forceps Function: Occludes small to medium sized vessels Traits: Grooves only on the front half of the jaws, the rest is smooth. Smooth allows user to clamp tubing w/out concern that the tubing will be cut.
Crile Forceps Function: Occludes vessels such as small uterine horns or small to medium blood vessels. Traits: Forceps have crosswise grooves on the entire jaw
Halstead Mosquito Forceps Function: Clamp small vessels that must be occluded, crushed, or held firmly in place Traits: forceps that are 5 1/2” and has crosswise grooves on entire jaw.
Hartman Mosquito Forceps Function: Clamp small capillaries or vessels that have been cut or about to be cut Traits: A forcep is 3 1/2” and has crosswise grooves on the entire jaw, (Smallest hemostats that have box locks)
Created by: calleenO