General Surgery Instruments- Scissors, Suctions and miscellaneousCreated OnApril 13, 2020Last Updated OnMay 27, 2020byadmin You are here: Main Surgical Instruments General Surgery Instruments- Scissors, Suctions and miscellaneous < All Topics Table of Contents General Surgery Instruments- Scissors, Suctions and miscellaneousMicro Scissors Uses: Cutting delicate tissue Littler scissors Features: Slightly curved, blunt tip, sharp edges The holes on the blade serve to draw suture or muscle through a tunnel dissection Uses: To dissect fine tissues. Lister bandage scissors Features: The probe tip is blunt, which is to be inserted under bandages with relative safety Uses: To remove bandages and dressings Blunt scissors Features: Both blade tips are blunt Can be curved or straight Uses: To dissect and cut through fine tissue. To cut through dressings, sutures, and other surgical materials. Sharp scissors Features: Both blade tips are sharp Uses: To cut and dissect tissue Mayo Scissors (straight or curved) Features: Have semi-blunt ends Can be straight or curved blades Uses: Cut tough and heavy tissue and sutures (eg: Fascia, muscle, uterus, breast tissue) Metzenbaum Scissors Features: Relatively long shank-to-blade ration The blades can be curved or straight Blunt tips Uses: Used in dissection of delicate structures (eg: Adhesiolysis) Iris Scissors Uses: Used in cutting or fine dissection Bard Parker Handle Features; Available in various sizes to fit blades of different sizes Uses: To hold different sizes of blade Kehr’s T-tube Vertical part to be placed at common bile duct to drain bile secretion and to ensure patency of the common bile duct Uses: Drain biles after cholecystectomy To perform T-tube cholangiogram To remove retained stone Foley Catheter Uses: To drain urine during acute or chronic retention of urine May introduce infection, UTI, trauma to the urethra Frazier suction tip Only one hole compare to Yankauer suction Uses: For small amount of suctioning Yankauer suction Has two holes Uses: Used primarily for surface suction and some intra-abdominal suction Poole suction Many holes Uses: To remove large amount of fluid from the surgical field, intra-abdominal suction Sisco Kelly rectal speculum Uses: Visualise the anal canal and rectum Detects the presence of hemorrhoids, tumors, polyps, and anal fistula Conducting biopsies, polypectomy and removing hemorrhoids. Needle holder Features: Criss cross striations It has a groove to hold needle within jaws Uses: To hold and pass a suturing needle through tissue Sigmoid Anastomosis Uses: Occlude lumen of sigmoid and blood vessel surrounding during anastomosis Intestinal and Pylorus Clamp Occlude the lumen of intestine/ pylorus and blood vessels during anastomosis
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