FORCEPS, HAEMOST. HALSTED-MOSQUITO, 12.5 cm, curved 15-45-12


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L031306 - Hemostatic forceps, reusable
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Haemostatic forceps, Halsted-Mosquito


A forceps with a catch for locking the blades, used for seizing the end of a blood vessel to control superficial hemorrhage. It is a locking forceps (ratcheted) with finger ring handles.


Technical specifications

  • Fine, curved or straight haemostatic forceps, without teeth
  • Flexible arms
  • Progressive setting and locking of the ratchet
  • Atraumatic jaws with transversal serrations
  • Length: 12.5 cm
  • Material: martensitic steel

Instructions for use

Precautions for Use

Do not use these forceps for nursing care as this could impair their distal pressure (the vessels would slip of the jaws). To grip compresses and make dressings, use the appropriate forceps (standard dressing forceps or Cheron dressing forceps).

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