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Probes are instruments which surgeons use while performing an operation. Probes come in two kind; these are either substances or instruments. When performing a surgery, there are parts of the body which cannot be reached easily. This is when probes come into use. These are helpful as the surgeon gets to explore parts of the body which cannot be reached. There are many kinds of probes which come under the instruments category and these comprise of an anal probe, a dental probe and a wound probe to name a few. Probes which fall under the instruments category are commonly classified due to the purpose they fulfill and their appearance.
Suction tubes are those surgical instruments which give suction at the time of surgery. Suction tubes are attached to a suction machine which is used in clearing away any liquids from where a surgery is being conducted. There are many areas in which suction tubes are made use of. Suction machines are even found in ambulances, in the emergency room, in various hospital rooms and in any medical care clinic. The suction tubes all vary in size depending on their application.
Trocars are another kind of instrument which is used during surgery. It has a sharp point which is used in creating a hole in the body. Once the hole is made using trocars, other tools and instruments can be used to conduct the procedure. Cannulas are tubes to which these trocars are attached. Surgical tools are then passed through the cannula, into the trocar and then to the body. One surgery in which trocars are used widely is the laparoscopic surgical procedure.
Each of the above mentioned instruments are different in their own way and are used for various tasks during a surgery. Surgeons need these tools as part of their kit in order to perform a surgery efficiently.