Armamentarium Used in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
There are two types of towel clips:
A. The Pinchter type (The forceps type)
B. Beckhaus towel clip.
The Beckhaus type of towel clip has a spring joint and the forceps type has a box joint. The tips of the instrument are pointed, curved towards each other and overlap one another.
1. To hold the corners of the draping sheets during an operation.
2. To hold the tongue.
3. To stabilize the suction tubes, motor cables and other fibreoptic instrument cables to the drapes.
(A) Cheatle’s forceps, (B) Swab holder, (C) The pinchter type towel clip, (D) Beckhaus towel clip
Category: Oral Surgery