Merit™ Foerster Sponge Forceps, which may also be known as Foerster-Ballenger Sponge Forceps, are commonly used in surgical procedures to hold gauze squares that will absorb excess fluids and blood from the surgical site or hemostasis.
- Securely grips gauze and holds it in place
- Longer length and curved versions available
- Cost-effective and high quality
The ratcheted locking mechanism of these finger ring forceps securely grips the gauze and holds it in place. Foerster Sponge Forceps that are longer in length are often used in bariatric surgeries and the curved version may be used for removing the placenta in OB/GYN procedures. Merit™ instruments are Sklar’s office-grade line of products and most commonly utilized for routine and in-office minor procedures. These cost effective, high-quality instruments are crafted from Pakistan steel and come with a 10 year guarantee. Merit™ instruments deliver an economical solution for physicians and practices that require quality, durable instruments.