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.

SKU:NL1186-001

Brand:V. Mueller

Finish:Matte.

Inst type:Retraction

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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