The Latin word “Forca” meaning to trap, grip something. In medical field, forceps are used for grasping tissues, blood vessels, holding organs. Forceps are commonly made from Stainless Steel (Martensitic)

Dressing Forceps
Dressing Forceps are normally used during dressing of wounds and removal of dressings. These are manufactured with straight, curved and with special angled tips for various tasks during operations.

Hemostats Forceps
Hemostats Forceps are used to prevent the flow of blood from blood vessels during surgeries for controlling hemorrhage. All of the hemostats forceps are with locking mechanism called ratchets to control the grasping action of the instrument.

Needle Holders
Needle Holders are mainly used to hold needles during suturing procedure. These are available with normal tips and with tungsten carbide tips ( for more hard and firm needle grip with gold plated rings for identification from normal ones). Usually these are with ratchets (automatic lock) to hold the needle during suturing.

Obstetric Forceps
Obstetric Forceps are used to assist in the child delivery procedure. They are designed to smoothly hold and pull the baby head during vaginal delivery.

Splinter Forceps
Splinter Forceps are used for special purposes like removing sharp pointed pieces of bones (splinter) from flesh, to handle sutures, and to manipulate very narrow areas due to their fine tip and triangular shape. They are manufactured with smooth and serrated tips, curved, straight with or without ratchets.

Sponge Forceps
Sponge Forceps are commonly used for clamping, holding, gripping, twisting tissues, inserting any external things into the body such as IUD. These forceps extensively used in gynecological procedures like during abortion, sterilization, examinations and for handling sponges, gauzes, wipes etc.

Tissue Forceps
Tissue Forceps differ with the dressing forceps due to their teeth in jaws. These teeth provides better grip to hold Tissues. The teeth are designed to avoid the damage to the tissues .

Towel Forceps
Towel Forceps are used to hold / place pieces of towel / drapes at correct position in the operating area. They are very important surgical instruments tool and helps in recovering towels pieces after the operation.

Tubing Forceps
Tubing Forceps are used to introduce tubes in to small blood vessel during operation hence also know as tubing introducer.


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