Instrument type/name: Retractors.ﾠ
Raw material:ﾠStainless steel. Both hot-forged and cold-stamped blanks are used.ﾠ
Technical specifications:ﾠRetractorsﾠfall under two groups - Group A and B. Carbon Content Range in Group A: 0.09 to 0.15%, in Group B: 0.16 to 0.25%. Chromium Content Range in Group A: 11.5 to 13.5%, in Group B: 12 to 14%.ﾠ
Made from Martensitic Stainless Steel Grade AISI 410ﾠand AISI 420.ﾠ
Surface:ﾠSilk matte satin finish / polish finish.ﾠ
Main function:ﾠTo retract, expose or hold back tissue, muscle, organs or bone for surgical exposure.ﾠ
Where used mostly:ﾠGeneral surgery, Orthopedic surgery.ﾠ
Important product features:ﾠThere are generally two types of retractors: hand-held and self-retaining. As their names imply, the first type requires constant holding, while the self-retaining type can be inserted, set and left unattended for short periods of time.ﾠ
Useful hints in usage:ﾠThe size and type of retractor chosen is determined by the task, including the depth of the incision. The smaller types are used generally on the surface to hold back skin and tissue, while the larger ones are designed to retract muscles, organs and bones in the deeper cavities of the body. To minimize trauma, the position of the retractor should be changed frequently during surgery.ﾠ
Special care instructions:ﾠ
?Instrument subtypes:ﾠSkin Hooks, Hand-Held Retractors including: Finger Retractors, Shoulder Retractors, Knee Retractors, Rake Retractors, Hohmann Retractors, Malleable Retractors, Spinal Retractors.
Brand new re-usable surgical instrument. Operating roomﾠquality.
Suitable for hospital, veterinary and dental use.
Conforms to International standard ISO 7153 and British Standard BS 5194.
CE marked and produced in the UK.
Quality checked to ensure no imperfections such as unwanted sharp edges or burrs, reducing the risk of infection and cross contamination.
Easy to clean and sterilise.
Suppliers of surgical instruments to the UK market since the 1920s. Established in the UK since 1978.
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