As a surgeon you would have faced tremendous difficulty during endoscopic sinus surgery while attempting to remove a polyp from maxillary antrum through the natural ostium you have widened. In fact it will be virtually impossible to remove polyp from the roof and anterior wall of maxillary antrum via the natural ostium.
With the introduction of Heuwieser forceps this job has become simple.
The jaw of this forceps is highly versatile that it opens backwards up to 120 degrees. It has a working length of 130mm.
It is used for:
- Removal of tissue from maxillary sinus
- Endonasal removal of cysts and polypi
- Removal of foreign bodies from hypopharynx