ASTM International - ASTM F921-10(2018)
Standard Terminology Relating to Hemostatic Forceps
|Publication Date:||1 October 2018|
|ICS Code (Health care technology (Vocabularies)):||01.040.11|
|ICS Code (Surgical instruments and materials):||11.040.30|
1.1 This terminology covers basic terms and considerations for the components of hemostatic forceps. Instruments in this terminology are limited to those fabricated from stainless steel and for general surgical procedures. See Fig. 1 and Fig. 2.
FIG. 1 Components of a Hemostatic Forceps
FIG. 2 Typical Types of Serrations and Teeth for Hemostatic Forceps
1.2 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.