Surgical Instruments Used in General Surgery

Surgical Instruments Used in General Surgery

General Surgical Instruments General surgery is a stream that covers wide range of surgeries with subspecialties. Main focus areas of general surgery are abdominal areas including oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gall bladder, bile duct, and often the thyroid gland. General surgery requires knowledge of a broad spectrum of diseases that require surgical treatment. Instruments used in general surgery can be classified under six broad classes namely Incision Instruments, Grasping or Holding Instruments,…

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Instruments and Devices Used in Laparoscopic Surgery

Instruments and Devices Used in Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparoscopic Surgery Instruments Laparoscopic or key-hole surgery is a surgical technique in which operations are performed away from their actual location through small incision elsewhere on the body. This minimally invasive surgery is performed using long and thin instruments that slide through small incisions in the abdominal wall instead of large ones during open operations. Laparoscopic equipment is usually made of high quality stainless steel. Typical a laparoscopic surgical instrument’s size ranges from 3mm, 5mm…

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