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Hernia ring forceps are specialized surgical instruments used by surgeons to grasp, hold, and manipulate the hernia sac during hernia repair procedures like herniotomy, hernioplasty, and hernioraphy.

 

Key details of a hernia ring forcep:

  • Function: Grasping and securing the hernia sac for better visualization and manipulation during repair.
  • Parts:
    • Ring-shaped jaws: These delicate grasping tips allow for precise handling of the hernia sac without causing tissue damage.
    • Finger rings: Ergonomically designed finger rings provide the surgeon with a steady grip and prevent accidental slippage during the procedure.
    • Riveted joint: Ensures smooth and controlled opening and closing of the jaw for precise manipulation of the hernia sac.
    • Shaft: The body of the forcep connecting the finger rings to the jaws.
  • Material: Typically made from high-grade stainless steel for durability, corrosion resistance, and ease of sterilization.
  • Length: The overall length of the instrument usually ranges from 5 to 5 ¾ inches.

 

Here are some additional details to consider:

  • Types: There might be slight variations in jaw design and finger ring styles depending on the manufacturer or surgeon's preference.
  • Importance: Hernia ring forceps play a crucial role in providing clear visualization of the hernia sac and allowing for delicate handling