Finochietto rib spreader

Finochietto,

Enrique, Argentinian surgeon, 1881-1948.
Finochietto artery clamp
Finochietto clamp carrier
Finochietto forceps
Finochietto laminectomy retractor
Finochietto needle
Finochietto needle holder
Finochietto operation
Finochietto retractor
Finochietto rib retractor
Finochietto rib spreader
Finochietto scissors
Finochietto spreader
Finochietto stirrup - used for traction in leg fractures.
Finochietto thoracic forceps
Finochietto thoracic scissors

Finochietto rib spreader

two broad, curved-outward blades which are mounted on a ratcheted bar. Spreading of the ribs can be achieved by inserting the blades through the thoracotomy incision and spreading them manually.