Heermann alligator ear forceps Extremely delicate. Straight jaws. Working length 4-5/8in (11.7cm).
Double single action:Double-Action
Handle type:Ring Handle
Product Code Name:FORCEPS, ENT
Working end angle:Straight
Working end length:4.62in (117.47mm).
Purpose / Use
Surgical soft-tissue manipulation forceps, alligator, reusable
A long, thin, hand-held manual surgical instrument designed to facilitate grasping and manipulation of soft-tissues/anatomical structures [typically during ear/nose/throat (ENT) surgery]; it is not intended for insertion through an endoscope, nor into the eye, and is not a dedicated biopsy device
Commonly referred to as alligator- or crocodile-forceps, it has a slender body (to allow for restricted access) and small grasping blades which are hinged close to the distal (working) end
It is a metallic device available in various sizes/lengths; some types may include an integrated suction channel
This is a reusable device intended to be sterilized prior to use.
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