artery forceps


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he·mo·stat·ic for·ceps

(hē'mō-stat'ik fōr'seps)
A forceps with a catch for locking the blades, used for seizing the end of a blood vessel to control hemorrhage.
Synonym(s): artery forceps, haemostatic forceps.

artery forceps

An atraumatic forceps with teeth that will not injure the vessel; used for temporary occlusion of a vessel.
See also: forceps
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Today (Saturday) she was admitted to the hospital after she complained of abdominal pain and the X-ray report revealed that there is an artery forceps in her abdomen," he said.
Caption: FIGURE 4: Artery Forceps insinuated between the penis and the ring to minimize risk of penile damage while cutting the ring.
(15) Commonly, a small skin incision is made (5 mm), followed by blunt penetration through the muscles with a pair of artery forceps. Immediately after, a 2.7-mm endoscope is introduced through an operating sheath (Karl Storz GmbH & Co KG, Tuttlingen, Germany).
As well as being used for haemostatic control, artery forceps may be used as markers on swabs or packs as well as occasionally being used for blunt tissue resection.
A strong artery forceps was used to grip the fourth edge and twist it inwards so that the impacted rim was freed from the rectal wall and overall circumference of the rim was reduced.
Depth of analgesia was assessed every 2-5 minutes by response to artery forceps applied to the digit and later at the skin proximal to the tarsal joint.
His clips are used today, not only by neurosurgeons, but wherever fine or relatively inaccessible blood vessels cannot easily be picked up with conventional artery forceps.
While we reached for artery forceps, they dragged another tissue from the box.
1) was grasped with mosquito artery forceps and was gently pulled out.
The pike will then obligingly open its mouth wide, so you can remove the hooks with artery forceps and quickly return it to the water.
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After light sedation and retrobulber nerve block the wooden splinter was carefully removed using an artery forceps. Post-operative treatment included Tobramycin eye drop and antibiotic ointment.