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Dermatome Blade Long 158 MM
Designed to fit Braithwaite, Cobbett & Watson handles. Available in both Carbon and Stainless Steel Supplied sterile in box of 10. Individually V.C. I paper wrapped, packed in a medial grade pouch.
RIBBEL SKIN GRAFT KNIFE
Made of stainless steel. It consists of a handle and stem, on which is mounted and adjustable roller, for adjusting the thickens of graft, and a blade holder.
It is used for taking split skin grafts used for coverage of raw surface composed of healthy vascularized or clean granulations to obtains healing and limit deformity and disability
After preparing the donor site as in any operative case, the limp is held firmly by the assistant. The surgeon places a wooden board just in front of the skin grafting knife as shown in figure. The Ribbel's Skin Grafting Knife is held pressed firmly against the skin and the graft is removed with a steady to and for sawing motion. The desired thickness of the graft can be obtained by adjusting the depth of the knife. A very thin graft is translucent and the knife blade underneath appears bluish grey in colour. It leaves behind numerous small closely packed or confluent bleeding points. A thicker graft appears white and the bleeding points on the donor surface are few and far between. The Subcutaneous fat is seen in case if a full thickness graft.
RECOMENDATIONS FOR CLEANING AND STERILIZATION OF SURGICAL HANDLES
Where appropriate, surgical handles should be thoroughly using warm soapy water
To avoid damage to the handles during cleaning or sterilization a tumbling action is not recommended
Handles that have been cleaned should the thoroughly inspected for any damage or wear.
Re- Sterilization of surgical skin graft knife handles by moist heat should be carried out in accordance with BS EN 554 : 1994
Before use, all handles should be checked and inspected to ensure that the blade is attached to the handle correctly and securely
Handles that have become worn or damaged should not be used
The equipment must be operated under the jurisdiction of a qualified or licensed person and by an operator who has the skill required for the medical procedure, and that he or she must act according to the operating procedure defined by the qualified or licensed person.