Allis Tissue Forceps

Alli's Tissue forceps

Instrument (Allis Tissue Forceps)

Questions:

  1. Identifiy it?
  2. Identifying Points?
  3. Uses?
  4. Advantages?
  5. Sterilization?
Allis Tissue Forceps
Allis Tissue Forceps

Answers:

1.Allis Tissue Forceps

2.Identifying Points:

  • Catch at the handle
  • Tips curved inwards with multiple teeth and socket
  • Gap is more pronounced in the shaft of the blade

3. Uses:

  • To hold tough structures like skin and fibrous sheath.
  • To hold soft structures like stomach/ jejunum/ Urinary Bladder etc.

4.Advantages:

  • It does not crush the structures during holding.
  • There is less damage of the tissues than artery forceps.
  • No vascular impairment to the tissue holding.

5. Sterilization: By Autoclaving

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