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 to 10mm depending on the type of surgery it is required to be used.

Laparoscopic Surgery Instruments

Laparoscope

A surgical laparoscope is nowadays used for minimally invasive procedures. Current day laparoscopes are more like an apparatus with multiple parts that includes a CCD camera, viewing device, lens cleaner and an energy supply device. One can find complete range of instruments needed for a laparoscopic surgery at MedicoMART.

Needle Driver

This instrument is classified as straight or curved depending upon the shape of jaws.

A needle driver or a needle holder is a surgical instrument used by surgeons to hold a suturing needle for closing wounds. Needle holders have three important parts – Jaws, Joints and, Handles.

Surgical Mesh

A surgical mesh can be created from inorganic or biological materials and is loosely woven sheet. It can be used as a permanent or temporary support for organs. It is mainly used in hernia repair surgery and hence often called as Hernia Mesh.

Laparoscope, Needle Driver, Surgical Mesh, Trocar, Doyen’s Myoma Screw

Trocar

A trocar is pen shaped and has a sharp triangular point. (See image for reference)

A trocar is used to assist in draining fluids by placing it inside hollow cannulas and introduced inside body cavities. Instruments like scissors and graspers are introduced using a surgical trocar.

Bowel Grasper

Bowel graspers which are also popularly known as bowel forceps are used for holding the bowel tissue away from the operating field and provide required access to the surgical field. Graspers are inserted through cuts that are of 5mm or less for a bowel surgery.

Laparoscopic Hand Instrument

Typical laparoscopic hand equipment is used for grasping mobilization, dissection, and transection of tissue. Laparoscopic hand instruments can be either be mono-polar or bipolar hand.

Doyen’s Myoma Screw

Doyen’s Myoma Screw

Doyen’s myoma screw is used to fix myoma during myomectomy operation after incising capsule. Usually a myoma screw has a ring shaped handle and a corkscrew like end with a pointed tip.

MedicoMART has complete range of these products listed on our site with our network of manufacturers, suppliers and distributors all over the country.

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