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Retractors, Surgical, Vessel

Definition : Surgical retractors designed to temporarily separate and hold back segments of the vasculature, exposing and providing access to other anatomical structures. These retractors consist of handheld, manual instruments in a variety of shapes and sizes, including double-ended instrument with perpendicular blunt blades and retractors including angulated shaft ended in a blade perpendicular to the shaft at the distal end. Vascular retractors are used in a great variety of surgical procedures, including thoracic, abdominal, brain, and peripheral surgery procedures. Dedicated vessel retractors intended to hold the aorta and the peripheral vessels are also available.

Entry Terms : "Vessel Depressors" , "Depressors, Vessel" , "Vascular Retractors" , "Retractors, Vascular" , "Vessel Retractors" , "Retractors, Vessel"

UMDC code : 13393

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