Basic Surgical Instruments


Basic laparotomy instruments are essential to accomplish most types of general surgery.  Each instrument can be placed into one of the four following basic categories:


 

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Cutting and Dissecting

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Clamping and Occluding

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Grasping and Holding

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Retracting and Exposing

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Instruments in Action (Video)

 

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