Hemostatic Tissue, blood vessels, and other items are held in place with forceps. They are available in a variety of shapes and sizes. Each forcep is made to perform a single surgical procedure. Their mouths can be straight or curled. This is one of the most popular instruments in a surgical kit is the hemostat. The jaw configuration and distal tip design are used to name each hemostat.
How are Homeostatic forceps making surgeries modern, efficient and accurate?
Hemostats are an important part of modern surgeries since they are conducted with advanced technologies. For example, absorbent sterile napkins (sponges) are used to dry the area of the body where the surgery will be performed. Despite the fact that hemostatic forceps are the most widely used hemostats in operations, medical device companies are already inventing unique devices to aid surgical procedures.
Homeostatic Forceps Uses:
In surgery, hemostats serve four purposes.
- Hemostats are typically used to stop bleeding by constricting blood arteries.
- During a surgical operation, they are frequently utilized to grab and secure tissue and superficial fascia.
- They’re also great for exposing, exploring, and visualizing the deeper areas of a surgical site.
- Hemostatic forceps can also be used to dissect thin tissue and hold blood vessels in small sutures.