Grasping Forceps device is intended to be used to grasp tissue, retrieve foreign bodies, and remove tissue.
Biopsy forceps are used to obtain tissue samples, as well as for the removal of foreign objects. They feature a cup jaw providing excellent grip and are manufactured from surgical steel.
Foreign body forceps are used to remove any foreign body during the surgical process.
|Jaws||Straight, With Gripping teeth|
Cleaning and Sterilization
Remove gross soiling, blood and organic matter after surgery. Clean the instruments with sterile water (not saline).
Manual cleaning in enzymatic soak solution.
Ultrasonic cleaners – Fine cleaning (hollow and tubular instrument).
Wiped and dried with clean dry sponge before storage.
Care of the personnel handling instruments – aerosolization, splashing of infectious material, injury from sharp objects.
Instruments should be properly arranged in trays.
Sharp instrument tips should be covered with caps.
Instruments with moving parts should be lubricated after cleaning with water soluble lubricant.
Ethylene Oxide gas – good disinfectant
Steam autoclave – Probes, punches, graspers (mechanical instruments)
Arthroscope, light cable – Cidex, Steris (paracetic acid solution) – 30 mins
Use and Maintenance
|Used for removal of||Meniscal Fragements Loose bodies Cartilage flaps Osteophytes (partially detached) Retreiving synovial biopsy|