A pair of arthroscopic forceps (model 11.1001) with a hinged handle and a grasping tip. The inner jaw closes downwards onto a matching lower jaw. The handle includes a ratchet-type locking mechanism. The inner handle of the forceps actuates the mechanism. The handle has a matte finish. Black and white bands are painted on the finger ring of the stationary outer part of the handle.
The inner handle of the forceps actuates the mechanism.
Accession Number: 2021.JAC.153
Alternative Name: Graspers
Primary Materials: Stainless Steel
Printed on the moving portion of the Handle: 11.1001
Stamped or engraved on the opposite Side: “STAINLESS”
Stamped inside the handle: “FD 264”
Printed on the upper portion of the handle: “SHUTT – CONCEPT USA// SLG”
Printed on the opposite side: “SS ONLY”
Dimensions (cm): Height = 10, Width = .6, Length= 23.5
Grasping forceps are used to grasp or remove tissue or other objects.
This artifact is in good condition. The finish of the handle is slightly worn and scratched in places. The mechanism works smoothly.
Concept Incorporated. Largo, Florida, USA.
Date of Manufacture: Late 20th c., post 1992.
The Robert W. Jackson Arthroscopy Collection was acquired by the University of Toronto from Dr. Jackson’s family on November 12th, 2020.
This instrument was received in a metal tray marked “ARTHROSCOPY INSTRUMENTS (MUSEUM PIECES)” containing artifacts 2021.JAC.148 through 183.
Additional Information and References:
- Donated to UTSIC