For Sale PILLING 488306 Pilling 488306 WEITLANER RETRACTOR, 2 x 3 Blunt prongs, 4 1/2" (11.5cm)

For Sale PILLING 488306 Pilling 488306 WEITLANER RETRACTOR, 2 x 3 Blunt prongs, 4 1/2" (11.5cm)

$49.99 (USD)

Available quantity: 10

Woburn, MA

orCall 9188130357


2 x 3 Blunt prongs, 4 1/2" (11.5cm) Product: Weitlaner Retractor Surgical Tool Product Description: The Weitlaner Retractor is a versatile and widely used surgical instrument designed to provide effective tissue retraction during medical procedures. Pilling, a reputable manufacturer of surgical instruments, ensures that their Weitlaner Retractors are crafted with high-quality materials to meet the demanding requirements of surgical settings. Features: 1. High-Quality Materials: Weitlaner Retractors are meticulously crafted from premium-grade stainless steel, ensuring exceptional strength, durability, and resistance to corrosion. The use of high-quality materials guarantees longevity and reliability in surgical procedures. 2. Self-Retaining Design: This retractor features self-retaining blades with sharp, outward-pointing prongs or hooks. These prongs can be easily adjusted to maintain the desired level of tissue retraction without requiring constant manual support. 3. Ratchet Mechanism: Weitlaner Retractors incorporate a ratchet mechanism that allows surgeons to securely lock the blades in place once the desired tissue retraction has been achieved. This feature ensures stability and prevents accidental movement during the procedure. 4. Graduated Sizing: The retractor blades are available in various lengths and widths, allowing surgeons to select the appropriate size for the specific surgical site. This flexibility enables optimal tissue retraction without excessive stretching or trauma. Specialties and Uses: Weitlaner Retractors are utilized in various surgical specialties, including: 1. General Surgery: General surgeons employ Weitlaner Retractors in a wide range of procedures, such as abdominal surgeries, hernia repairs, and appendectomies. The retractor helps to hold and retract tissues, providing a clear surgical field for the surgeon to work. 2. Orthopedic Surgery: Orthopedic surgeons rely on Weitlaner Retractors during procedures like joint replacements, spinal surgeries, and fracture fixations. The retractor assists in exposing the operative site and holding soft tissues away, allowing access to bones and joints. 3. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Plastic surgeons utilize Weitlaner Retractors in procedures such as breast augmentations, facelifts, and abdominoplasties. The retractor helps in achieving optimal exposure, facilitating precise tissue dissection and suturing. 4. Neurosurgery: Neurosurgeons use Weitlaner Retractors in brain and spinal surgeries to gently retract delicate tissues, allowing access to the affected areas while minimizing trauma. The retractor aids in maintaining a clear operative field and preserving critical structures. 5. Gynecological Surgery: Gynecologists employ Weitlaner Retractors during procedures like hysterectomies, ovarian cystectomies, and pelvic floor repairs. The retractor assists in retracting vaginal walls, providing visibility and access to the pelvic organs. Importance of High-Quality Materials: Using high-quality materials in surgical instruments like Weitlaner Retractors is crucial for several reasons: 1. Durability and Longevity: High-quality materials ensure that the retractor can withstand the rigors of surgical procedures, including repeated sterilization and use. They are designed to maintain their functionality, integrity, and resistance to corrosion over an extended period, reducing the need for frequent replacements. 2. Reliability and Performance: High-quality materials contribute to the precise construction of the retractor, ensuring smooth operation and reliable functionality. This reliability is essential for surgeons to confidently use the retractor for tissue retraction without concerns about breakage or malfunction. 3. Infection Control: High-quality materials, such as stainless steel, possess excellent resistance to corrosion and can be effectively sterilized. This facilitates proper infection control practices, reducing the risk of post-operative infections and ensuring patient safety. Items are sold as-is with no returns or refunds available unless explicitly stated.


Serial Number488306
Stock Number4643986
Est. shipping(us)$1.95 USD
Weight1.00 Lbs
In stockYes
Ships within2 Days
TypeSurgical Instruments
Depth5 inches
Height5 inches
Width5 inches