Instruments Required for Resections

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Instruments to Perform Resections
Instruments required for resections.

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Set of instruments used in surgery to perform resections. A resection is the removal of part of an organ, tissue, or structure.

  1. Hey’s saw
  2. Knife-shaped saw
  3. Small semicircular saw
  4. Larrey’s straight saw
  5. Martin’s saw
  6. Charrière’s rowel saw
  7. Dupuytren’s perforator
  8. Liston’s bone forceps
  9. Strong forceps
  10. Forceps for the extraction of sequestra
  11. Chisel
  12. Gouge
  13. Leaden mallet
  14. Rasp
  15. Olive-shaped cautery-iron in its handle
  16. Hatchet-shaped cautery-iron
  17. Nummular cautery

The caption reads in the original French: Instruments pour les résections.

In the edition of this book in English by H. Bailliere (Illustrated Manual of Operative Surgery and Surgical Anatomy, New York, 1852) this plate is titled “Instruments for Exsection of Bones.”

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