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1

Adson tonsil-Schnidt forceps

used to clamp small vessels in a deep wound and for holding tonsil sponges

2

Colver tonsil pillar grasping forceps

3

Davis-Crowe mouth gag

4

Ring retractor blades

5

Wieder tongue blade

Tongue Depressor

used to depress and thus retract the tongue away from the operative site.

6

Hurd dissector

Pillar retractor

Used to retract the soft palate for oral procedures and dissects tonsil tissues.

7

Tonsil snare

Used to sever the tonsil tissue through a guillotine action

8

Jones adenoid curette

9

Barnhill adenoid curette (small, medium, large)

Used to remove the adenoid tissue via scraping action

10

Laryngeal mirror

Used to visualize the pharyngeal and laryngeal areas from the back of the throat

11

#7 knife handle

Holds #10, #11, #12, and #15 blades

12

Tonsil snare wire

13

Suction-coagulator tip

Neurocautery suction, suction coag

used to remove the tonsil and adenoids by cauterizing the tissues and at the same time suctioning fluid, debris,a nd plume from the operative site. 

14

Tonsil sponges