APPLIED ASPECT OF SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS

Authors

Dr. Rajendrakumar Dixit (Assistant Professor)
Rajeev Ghandhi Ayurved College, Bhopal.

Dr. Shruti Dixit (Assistant Professor)
Rani Dullaiya Smruti Ayurved P.G. College, Bhopal.

Dr. Amita Sharma (Associate Professor)
Srisai Institute of Ayurvedic Research & Medicine College, Bhopal.

Abstract

Surgical instruments are hand-held tools or implements used by clinicians for the performance of surgical tasks.Surgical instruments are generally made by carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum or titanium and are available in a range of sizes. A vast assortment of instruments can be found in an operating suite. Scalpels, forceps, scissors, retractors, artery, clamps etc are used extensively. The nature of certain surgical procedures requires a more specialized set of instruments for example, bone saws, files, drills, and mallets are commonly utilized in surgical procedure. In this article author tried to establish the correlation between ancient descriptionsof surgical Instruments from Ayurvedic texts along with latest designs of Instruments using in medical surgeries.