Kocher clamp

Ko·cher clamp

a heavy, straight hemostat with interlocking teeth on the tip.
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E. Theodor, Swiss surgeon and Nobel laureate, 1841-1917.
Kocher elevator
Kocher approach
Kocher artery forceps
Kocher biliary tract incision
Kocher bladder retractor
Kocher clamp - a heavy, straight hemostat.
Kocher-Debré-Semelaigne syndrome - autosomal recessive inherited athyrotic cretinism associated with muscular pseudohypertrophy. Synonym(s): Debré-Semelaigne syndrome
Kocher dissector
Kocher forceps
Kocher goiter dissector
Kocher hemostat
Kocher incision - an incision parallel with right costal margin.
Kocher intestinal forceps
Kocher kidney-elevating forceps
Kocher maneuver
Kocher periosteal dissector
Kocher retractor
Kocher sign - in Graves disease, on upward gaze the globe lags behind the movement of the upper eyelid.
Kocher spoon
Kocher ureterosigmoidostomy procedure
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With traction applied to the left, identify the right round ligament, clamp it with a Kocher clamp, and transect it.
Place a Kocher clamp across the tube and utero-ovarian pedicle, and transect and suture-ligate the pedicle (preserving the tube and ovary).
Once you have determined the course of the ureter, place a Kocher clamp well down on the right side of the lower cervix at about a 45[degrees] angle, sliding off the side of the cervix (FIGURE 8).
Repeat the procedure on the left side after adjusting the Harrington retractor slightly to the left and identifying the course of the ureter where the Kocher clamp will be placed.
Divide the uterine vessel-cardinal ligament complex close to the cervix (medial to the Kocher clamp), slightly undercutting the tip (FIGURE 9).
Elevate the Kocher clamp containing the cardinal ligament and uterine vessels toward the midline.
Once good exposure and adequate Trendelenburg position are achieved, place Kocher clamps across the cornual portion of the uterus (incorporating the round ligament, tube, and utero-ovarian pedicle) (FIGURE 1).
Place a lap salt sponge over the Kocher clamps to prevent suture entanglement.
Under deep sedation, many unsuccessful attempts to remove the FB with round and Kocher clamps were made.
Nathan Fox of New York says he gets a stubborn uterus back in by using three straight Kocher clamps to lift the superior edge of the fascia straight up.