A mastoid retractor is placed inside the bulbo spongiosus muscle and spread to expose the proximal bulb for dissection during Urethroplasty procedure.
A mastoid retractor is used commonly in mastoid surgeries. Each of these prongs has 4 teeth. The teeth not only help in holding the soft tissue apart, it firmly anchors the retractor to the bone. Also used in head & neck surgeries like tracheostomy & thyroidectomy.