Some common surgical instruments include:
- Scalpels - used for making incisions in the skin or tissue.
- Forceps - used for grasping and manipulating tissue or other materials.
- Scissors - used for cutting tissue or sutures.
- Retractors - used to hold open incisions or other areas during surgery.
- Sutures - used to close wounds or incisions.
- Needle holders - used to hold and manipulate needles during suturing.
- Probes - used to explore wounds or other areas of the body during surgery.
- Dilators - used to stretch or enlarge an opening or passage in the body.
- Curettes - used to scrape and remove tissue or other materials from a body cavity.
- Trocars - used for insertion into the body to provide access for other instruments or procedures.
There are many different types and variations of each of these instruments, each designed for specific surgical procedures and techniques. The selection of instruments used in a particular surgery will depend on the type of procedure, the patient's anatomy, and the surgeon's preferences and experience.