Babcock Forceps are finger ring, ratcheted, non-perforating forceps used to grasp delicate tissue. They are frequently used with intestinal and laparotomy procedures. Babcock Forceps are similar to Allis forceps; however, may be considered less traumatic due to their wider, rounded grasping surface.
The jaws are circumferential, and the tips are triangular and fenestrated with horizontal serrations. They are particularly useful for grasping tube-shaped structures.