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(Patterson) Trocar

(Patterson) Trocar for intercostal drainage Nelson (Patterson) Trocar is an instrument designed for use in cardiothoracic surgical procedures that require drainage of fluids. This instrument is uniquely suited for withdrawal of fluids via intercostal access. It features a bulb shaped handle from which extends a shaft that ends with a slightly sharpened tip which facilitates controlled and safe intercostal penetration. This instrument is available in four diferent french sizes which makes this a highly versatile tool.

Sternal Awl

Sternal Awl Sternal Awl can be useful in cardiothoracic surgical procedures specifically in making access holes through the sternum. These holes can be created to thread stainless steel wire through to close up the incision of a midline sternotomy, the awl can be useful both in creation of the holes as well as in threading the wire through. This instrument is designed with a large cylindrical shaped handle and a sharpened drill-like point for ease in penetration of the sternum.

Thoracic Trocar

Thoracic Trocar 8" (20.0 cm) Hurwitz Thoracic Trocar is ideally designed for use in cardiothoracic surgical procedures. This trocar is uniquely suited for drainage of fluids from the thoracic region. This instrument features a three-sided cutting point that is enclosed within a tube which makes it ideal for fluid withdrawal from the body cavity. This trocar is designed with a bulb shaped handle and a sturdy tip making and is available in three sizes: small, medium and large to accommodate a variety of surgical procedures.