LEMPERT Malleus Cutter. Jaw length 11mm. Overall length 4-1/2in (11.4cm).
Product Code Name:NIPPER, MALLEUS
Purpose / Use
Middle ear malleus nipper
A hand-held manual surgical instrument intended to be used to cut the malleus (hammer-shaped lateral bone of the group of three that form the sound-transmitting ossicles in the middle ear)
It is typically a ring-handled instrument with, distal to a pivot pin, a set of blades: one slides back and forth to operate a set of jaws for cutting, and the other is stationary and may end in a sharpened anvil or a hook
In the anvil design, the sliding blade opens and closes a second sharpened blade against the anvil
In the hook design, the sliding blade closes against the hook
This is a reusable device.
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