Desjardins Gall Stone Forcep

Desjardins Gall Stone Forcep

This surgical equipment is primarily used in hepatobiliary surgery for the removal of gallstones from the gallbladder or bile ducts. The major uses of Desjardins Gall Stone Forcep are as follows:

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Desjardins forceps are commonly employed during laparoscopic cholecystectomy, which is the surgical removal of the gallbladder through small incisions using a laparoscope.
  • Biliary surgery: Desjardins forceps can be utilized during other types of biliary surgery procedures that involve the removal of gallstones or the treatment of bile duct obstructions.
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP): During ERCP, these may be utilized to remove gallstones that are causing blockages.


Moreover, potential side effects associated with the use of Desjardins Gall Stone Forcep may include the following.

  • Retained stones: There is a possibility of retained gallstones even after the use of Desjardins forceps.
  • Tissue trauma: Improper use or excessive force during the application of these forceps can potentially cause tissue trauma or damage to surrounding structures.
  • Bile duct injury: During procedures involving the bile ducts, there is a risk of inadvertent injury to the bile ducts.

Desjardins Gall Stone Forcep are a type of surgical instrument commonly used in the field of hepatobiliary surgery. They are designed specifically for the removal of gallstones from the gallbladder or bile ducts. They feature a long, slender, and curved design. The jaws of the forceps are specifically shaped to facilitate grasping and securely holding gallstones during surgical procedures. The curved design allows surgeons to access and navigate through the bile ducts or gallbladder while minimizing trauma to surrounding tissues.