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FSE Embalming Instruments

Needle Injector
an instrument used to impel specially designed metal pins (with wire attached to each pin) into bone. Normal use would be as mouth closures.
AV Plug
Angle Scissors
Autopsy Aspirator
Used to aspirate (suction) blood and arterial fluid from the cavities of autopsied bodies. It has many openings to avoid clogging
Cresent Three-eighths circle needles with spring eye
Drain Tube
Metal cylinder with cleaning rod, inserted into vein. Always inserted toward the center of drainage (right atrium). They help to keep vein expanded & can be closed to BUILD VENOUS PRESSURE. A hose can easily be attaached to drainage outlet, so blood can be easily contraolled, collected, disinfected, disposed of.
Embalming Hand Pump
historical instrument resembling a large hypodermic syringe attached to a bottle apparatus; used to create either pressure for injection or vacuum for aspiration
Alagator Hemostat Locking Forceps
Quarter turn type of arterial tubes.
Loopuypt Suture Needle
Nasal Tube Aspirator
Attached to aspirating hose. Designed to be inserted into the nostril or throat for limited aspiration of the nasal passage or throat
Threaded A Y Tube
Alagator Hemostat
Aneurysm Hook
an embalming instrument that is used for blunt dissection and in raising vessels.
Angular Springs
Arterial Fixsation Hemostat
Used to hold the Arterial tube in an Artery
Bird Cage
Bistoury Knife
Curved cutting instrument. cuts from inside outward. Used for opening arteries & veins. also used to excision of tissues
Curved Threaded Arterial Tube
Calvarium Clamp
a device used as a means of fastening the Calvarium after a cranial autopsy
Drain Tube
tubular instrument of varying diameter and shape, preferably with a plunger, that is inserted into a vein in drainage of blood and to restrict the exit of vascular embalming fluid
a thin, dome-like shell made of hardened cloth, metal, or plastic placed beneath eyelids to restore natural curvature and to maintain the position of posed eyelids.
Groove Director
An insturment which may be used to guide an aterial or vein tube into a vessel is the
Half-curved Suture Needle
Hypovalve Trocar
designed for hypodermic treatments. Used for injection & treatment of walls & cavities of AUTOPSIED remains. Hypodermic embalming - injection from machine. has button on it.
Iliac Drain Tube
Long drain tube inserted into the EXTERNAL Illiac Vein and the tip is directed into the right atrium of the heart. Tubes may be soft rubber, plastic or metal
Mouth Former
device used in the mouth to shape the contour of the lips.
Postmortem Double Curved Suture Needle (S Curved)
Postmortem Half-curved Suture Needle
Used to keep vessels elevated above the incision.
used to attach delivery hose from injection device to arterial tube. Valve which maintains & stops flow of fluid into arterial tube.
Straight Scissors
(suture scissors)
-Used for cutting surgical materials
Straight Threaded Arterial Tube
a threaded tube used to inject embalming fluid into the blood vascular system
Tissu Gathering Forceps
Scalpel Handel
A small, light, straight knife used to hold a very sharp blade
Scalpel Blade
Tissue Spreader
sharply pointed surgical instrument used in cavity embalming to aspirate the cavities and inject cavity fluid; the trocar may also be used for supplemental hypodermic embalming
Trocar Button
A plastic threaded screw-like device for closing trocar punctures and other small round openings.
Wire Cutting Scissors
Used to cut metal suture material., used to cut stainless steel wire 1/2 moon divet on both sides,
Hypodermic syringe and needle
A piston syringe that is fitted with a hollow needle for making injections beneath the skin