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By R. M. Kirk MS FRCS

ISBN-10: 070203391X

ISBN-13: 9780702033919

The 6th version of this very hot name for surgical trainees supplies transparent, concise information on all points of buying surgical abilities to make sure operative good fortune. the total diversity of surgeries is comprehensively reviewed in a transparent 'how-to-do-it' kind, which consolidates the talents learnt either in theatre and on education classes. This new version has been thoroughly up-to-date all through, with all of the illustrations redrawn in complete color. each one bankruptcy is brought with a key issues field, which in short summarises the foremost matters which are coated. overseas specialists from the center East, Australia, Asia, North the United States and Europe have reviewed and extra their reviews to the text.

    • Provides assistance at the complete variety of surgical thoughts required by means of all trainee surgeons.
    • Concentrates at the major rules in the back of using the surgical concepts
    • "Key issues" containers all through supply tricks and the right way to make stronger the most elements of every technique.
    • Now awarded in complete color with all illustrations redrawn so as to add element and readability and to convey all of the details absolutely as much as date.
    • A comprehensively up to date textual content takes account of recent advancements in surgical strategies and equipment.
    • A new ultimate bankruptcy on surgical craftsmanship brings the talents all jointly for the health care professional within the working theatre, uniting and making use of the proper elements within the right series and focussing on getting it correct first time.

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Do not let your assistant undo all your safety precautions by cutting the threads too short. Have the ends of silk, linen, or braided materials cut 2–3 mm long, and monofilament materials cut to 4–5 mm. Fig. 52 While your assistant lifts the handles of the forceps, pass the ligature from one hand to the other behind them. Fig. 53 Stretch the thread between your hands beyond the forceps and have your assistant reach over the thread to pick up the handle of the forceps. Fig. 54 Stretch the ligature thread between the tips of your index fingers to depress it and encircle only the vessel, without including the tips of the forceps.

If you tie one half-hitch left over right and on top of it tie a second half-hitch also left over right, you produce a granny knot (Fig. 5). You could also tie two halfhitches right over left, right over left. A granny knot has much greater holding power than a single half-hitch. Fig. 2 Forming a half-hitch. Cross the threads and pass one end under the crossing to emerge on the other side. OR 8 Fig. 5 Granny knot. Follow the path of the threads; for the first half-hitch, the left thread was passed in front of the right one, then underneath, to emerge in front on the right side.

If you merely pull on the deep structure you may damage it, or pull off the tie. LIGATURES A ligature (L ligare = to bind) is tied round a structure, most commonly a blood vessel or other duct, usually intended to close the lumen. Ligatures are secured by knotting the ends. Ligatures Key points • Blood vessel ligation is one of the commonest repetitive procedures in surgery. • Practise, practise, practise ligating vessels until you can perform it effortlessly, perfectly, every time. • Perfection is more important than time.

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