1.1 This terminology covers basic terms and considerations for the components of hemostatic forceps. Instruments in this terminology are limited to those fabricated from stainless steel and for general surgical procedures. See Fig. 1 and Fig. 2.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
F899 Specification for Wrought Stainless Steels for Surgical Instruments
ISO7151 Instruments for Surgery--Hemostatic Forceps--General Requirements Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.
Forceps; Hemostatic forceps; Stainless steel surgical applications; Surgical instruments; Terminology--medical/surgical systems/applications;
ICS Number Code 01.040.11 (Health care technology (Vocabularies)); 11.040.30 (Surgical instruments and materials)
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