It is also employed in cardiothoracic surgeries to grasp the lungs and prevent bleeding in lobectomy and lung cancer resection surgery. The main parts of the forceps include the broad clamps that have serrated edges used to grasp the viscera without trauma. Surtex instruments Atrauma intestinal clamps are available in different patters such as the Mayo-Robson Atrauma intestinal clamp
which is available in both the straight and angled variety, allowing it to reach the deep structures such as the pancreas and the duodenum during laparotomy. We also have the doyen Atrauma intestinal clamp
that is specially designed with wider blades to minimize soft tissue trauma.