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Suture Retrieval Forceps, 3.4mm (Shutt – Linvatec)

Health Sciences · Robert W. Jackson Arthroscopy

A pair of arthroscopic forceps (model 16.1018) with a hinged handle and a grasping tip. The mechanism closes horizontally relative to the handle; The left jaw closes against the stationary right jaw. The handle has a matte gray finish.

The inner handle of the forceps actuates the mechanism.

Accession Number: 2021.JAC.140

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: Stainless Steel


Printed on the moving portion of the Handle: “16.1018”
Printed on the opposite side: “FW 533”

Printed on the upper portion of the handle: “SHUTT – Linvatec // USA”
Printed on the opposite side: “SS ONLY”

Printed on the stationary handle: “PATENTED”

Dimensions (cm): Height = 11 Width = .6, Length= 22



This artifact is in very good condition with very light signs of wear on the matte finish of the handle. The mechanism works smoothly.

Associated Instruments:


Concept Incorporated. Largo, Florida, USA.

Date of Manufacture: Late 20th c.


The Robert W. Jackson Arthroscopy Collection was acquired by the University of Toronto from Dr. Jackson’s family on November 12th, 2020.

This artifact was received in an unmarked, latched case that contained items 2021.JAC.137 through 2021.JAC.148.

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Historical Notes:

  • Donated to UTSIC