Saturday, May 16, 2009

Surgical Instruments

Surgical Instruments are specially designed tools used in surgery. Surgeons or healthcare providers use various surgical instruments to perform specific actions of carrying out desired effects during a surgery or operation, such as as cutting, dissecting, grasping, holding, retracting, or suturing etc. Most of these instruments made from stainless steel. Other metals like titanium, chromium, vanadium, and molybdenum, are also used.

The vast variety of surgical instruments can be categorized on he basis of their function, such as:

- cutting, grinding, and dissecting
- clamping
- grasping and holding
- probing
- dilating or enlarging
- retracting
- suctioning

Surgical instruments are used by surgeons, dentists, physicians, and other health care providers.

- Scissors
- Forceps
- Needle Holder
- Retractors
- Scalpel
- Suction Devices

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