Packing in throat to prevent teeth from being swallowed; Used as vaginal packing. Frequently coated with monistat
vag/ throat pack
Protects eye after surgery until stitches are removed.
balloon tipped cath used to remove stones from common bile and hepatic ducts
fogarty biliary catheter
inserted to provide long term antibiotic therapy, chemotherapy, hyperalimentation, administration of parenteral fluids; also provides access for drawing blood.
cath threaded into an artery and advanced beyond a clot; balloon inflated with tb syringe and withdrawn; balloon removed the clot from the artery
fogarty arterial embolectomy cath
cath inserted thru rib space in chest cavity to restore negative pressure to pleural sac and remove fluid or air.
water sealed drainage system; maintains neg pressure in chest cavity
tube inserted in pts trachea for administration of anesthetic gas
graft used in cv bypass surgery/ av graft surgery
naso gastric tube; used to drain stomach contents
salem sump/ng tube
tube used to create temp or perm opening in trachea to allow air to enter bronchi and lungs or for removal of bronchial secretions.
used during instillation of spinal anestesia
used during endoscopic procedure to biopsy specimen
endo biopsy forcep
small square of teflon cloth used as buttresses over the suture line to block bleeding that may occur thru needle holes in vessel anastamosis
used most commonly on tonsil procedures; do not throw away insert because it is needed to unclog suction.
collagen wound dressing
scrapes endometrial tissue- the "c" in d&c
Retracts posterior vaginal wall; self retracting
auvard weighted speculum
measures depth of intrauterine cavity to prevent perforation during d&c
used to view vaginal canal and cervix; self retaining.
used to dilate uterine cervix
handheld retractor used during c section to retract bladder
hand held vaginal retractor
used to retract muscles of the eye
graefe muscle hook
most common pickup used in eye surgery
fine pickups used to tie suture
micro dissecting scissors
micro suture scissors
self retaining eye retractor
barraguer wire speculum/cook eye speculum
used to gauge depth and direction of sinus or cavity
used to view external auditory canal and tympanic membrane
boucheron ear speculum
used to view nasal passages; also a pedi vaginal/rectal speculum.
cottle nasal speculum
diff sizes; adenoidectomy
barnhill adenoid currette
self retaining retractor for mouth
jennings mouth gag
hand held retractor for tounge
weider tongue depressor
used to grasp septum during nasal or plastic surgery
jansen-middleton septum forceps
add wire to end; used to snare and cut tonsils
used to scrape and remove periosteum from bone in prep for incision on bone.
used to dissect and retract during a tonsil procedure
non crushing vascular clamp
most commonly used non crushing vascular clamp in peripheral vascular procedures
angled peripheral vascular clamp
comes in straight and angled; non crushing vascular clamp in; used during open heart procedures.
curved glover clamp
used on fine tissue; cv neuro pedi; available with and without teeth.
fine tipped; used in cv and neuro; needle holder
ryder needle holder
used in cv, plastic and eye procedures
castro viejo needle holder
used to enlarge a stab incision into a vessel
used to grasp lung tissue
duvall lung clamp
Surg tech ent eye gyn