Surgical instruments

Surgical instruments in medical technology can be divided into holding instruments (retractors, retractors, spreaders, specula, trocar sleeves), gripping instruments (tweezers, clamps and grasping forceps), clamping instruments, cutting instruments (knives (scalpel), scissors, electrotome, cautery, Ultrasound knives), suturing devices, optics and combined instruments.

Because surgical instruments are used in open wounds in medical technology, today mainly stainless steel, titanium or tantalum is used in their production. Instrument types in medical technology include Tweezers, scalpels and knives, scissors, suturing instruments: thread, needle and needle holder, clamps, pliers, retractors, retractor, retractor, spoon, cuvette.