Important Instruments Used in Surgery for MBBS students.

by admin on July 24, 2009

Payr’s Crushing Clamp

This is the heavy instrument with double lever system, it has two blades with uniform serrations, used to perform Gastrectomy.

Aneurysm Needle

This is the long instrument with an EYE at one end, it was used to ligate the feeding artery in an aneurysm, during venesection, silk suture can be threaded within eye passed around to ligate it.

Right Angled Forcep

Also known as Lahey’s Forcep, it is used to ligate major vascular pedicles like superior thyroid pedicle in thyroidectomy, cystic artery in cholecystectomy and lumbar veins in lumbar sympathectomy.

Czerny Retractor

This is a double hooked retractor on one side and single blade on other side, this is a superficial retractor, used to retract layers of abdominal walls and muscles during appendicectomy, herniorrhapy, or thyroidectomy.

Lagenback retractor
It has a single blade, function is similar to Czerny Retractor.

Deaver’s Retractor

It is used to retract liver during vagotomy, cholecystectomy, Gastrectomy, also used to retract kidney and urinary bladder.

Allis Tissue holding forcep
It has a ratched and triangular expansion at tip, where serrations are present, it is used to hold tough structures like fascia, aponeurosis, can also be used to hold duodenum during Gastrectomy.

Now we have updated all instruments in form of gallary see below

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jancornelissen September 2, 2009 at 10:26 pm

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admin September 13, 2010 at 2:14 pm

Thank you sir for commenting on our blog, thanks a lot, your books are now a days read by every medical and dental students, and this book will also grow.

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