punch forceps

punch forceps

a surgical instrument used to cut out a disk of dense or resistant tissue, such as bone and cartilage. The ends of the blades of the punch forceps are perforated to grip the involved tissue. There are several varieties of this instrument, with blades and tips specially designed for different surgical needs.
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OPERATIVE TECHNIQUE: Nasal cavity was packed with 4% xylocaine with adrenaline, prior to surgery; infiltration given with 2% xylocaine with adrenaline, 1X1cm incision was given anterior to uncinate process and flap elevated, lacrimal bone overlying the sac was removed with kerrisons punch forceps, lacrimal sac visualized and medial wall of sac exposed and the same was incised, mucopurulent or purulent discharge came out and medial wall of sac was removed.
This procedure involves using scissors or a punch forceps to amputate a large portion of the turbinate and extensive denuded tissue.