GRASPING INSTRUMENTS

A Complete Guide for Grasping Instruments

Surgical Grasping Instruments can be broadly divided into two categories: Ring Forceps (also called hemostat clamp, arterial forceps, hemostatic forceps and locking forceps). Thumb Forceps (frequently called tweezers or pinning forceps). Ring Forceps: Ring forceps also called hemostats or locking forceps, are an instrument for grasping, holding firmly, or exerting traction upon objects especially for…