Wiet flexible arm V. Mueller, in conjunction with Richard Wiet, M.D., Northwestern University, has developed the neurotologic retractor system. The system can also be used in other surgical procedures where flexibility and added exposure is important.
Product Code Name:RETRACTOR, SELF-RETAINING, FOR NEUROSURGERY
Specialty:Neuro / Spine
Purpose / Use
Surgical retraction system, reusable
A frame-like assembly of surgical instruments/devices intended to be used to create a self-locking, self-retaining mechanism to temporarily part tissue (e.g., hold the edges of an incision open) to expose internal tissues or organs for access during open surgery; is not intended for neurosurgery or ophthalmic surgery
It includes a mounting frame (e.g., bar, ring) and a number of detachable retracting blades, may include additional features (e.g., ratchet mechanisms, fibreoptic lights), and might be intended to be mounted to the operating table or be non-fixed
It is typically made of high-grade stainless steel and synthetic materials
This is a reusable device.
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