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Dartigues's uterine holding forceps is a surgical instrument specifically designed to grasp, manipulate, and elevate the uterus during obstetric and gynecological procedures.


Details of Dartigues's Uterine Holding Forceps:

  • Made from surgical-grade stainless steel for durability and ease of sterilization.
  • Possesses a curved body that conforms to the anatomical shape of the uterus.
  • Features atraumatic jaws with interlocking teeth for a firm yet gentle grip on the uterine tissue, minimizing tissue damage.
  • Includes a ratchet mechanism on the handle for controlled clamping force and secure hold.



  • Dartigues's uterine holding forceps typically come in a standard length of around 27 centimeters (approximately 10.5 inches).


  • Uterine elevation during Cesarean section delivery.
  • Uterine manipulation and exposure during various gynecological procedures like myomectomy (fibroid removal) or hysterectomy (uterine removal)

   Assisting with hemostasis (bleeding control) in the uterine cavity.