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If you are on your way to become one great surgeon, this sqadia.com medical video lecture will surely help you to learn all the basic surgery skills. Our educator has conversed about the patient positioning, safety, skin incisions and wound closure. In addition to this, various suture techniques and alternatives to sutures including staple devices, tissue glue and laparoscopic wound closure has been explicated quite expansively.
Patient Positioning and Safety
In the commencement of this section, patient positioning and safety at operating table along with the various pressure areas have been explained. Moreover, nerve injury, neuropraxia and compartment syndrome has been explicated. In the end, certain considerations for laparoscopic surgery has been delineated.
First and foremost, skin incisions and abdominal incisions have been conversed about. Following this, principles of port site placement in laparoscopic surgery has been explained. In addition to this, laparoscopic surgery and its technique has been elaborated.
Wound closure is the prime focus of this section. Types of wound healing and suture characteristics have been explicated. Furthermore, barbed sutures have been comprehensively talked about by our educator.
Four main suture techniques have nee discussed in this section. Primarily, continuous and mattress sutures have been thoroughly reported. In addition to this, subcuticular sutures and needles have been explained. Moreover, types of needles along with the knotting techniques have been shed light upon.
Alternative to Sutures
Amongst the various alternatives to sutures, skin adhesive strips and tissue glue has been firstly explained. Subsequently, laparoscopic wound closure and staples have been brought under discussion. Furthermore, stapling devices, end-to-end anastomoses and transverse anastomoses has been expounded. In the end, the educator has highlighted the intraluminal anastomoses and the laparoscopic stapling devices.