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Richardson Retractor

2

Deaver Retractor

Flat stainless steel strip that resembles a question mark.

Used for deep retraction of organs and viscera. 

3

Harrington Retractor

Sweetheart retractor

Has a grip handle and the end of the blade enlarges into a heart shape. The heart shape tip is overlaid with a smooth ridge to decrease the chance of injury to an organ. 

4

Balfour Retractor

Self Retaining retractor 

Includes the frame, four lateral sides, and two center blades, which are interchangeable according to the depth needed. 

Used for retracting large abdominal wound