ENT Surgical Tech Set Ups

A tympanoplasty is done to reconstruct or fix an eardrum that has a hole in it.

An incision behind the ear will be made with a 15 blade on a #3 knife handle. A periostial elevator will be used to elevate the periosteum. Small scissors such as iris or Jorgensen . . .

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Myringotomies take less than 10 minutes and a microscope will be used. It does not need to be draped.

The ear speculum will be placed in the ear, and the suction will be used to suck out fluid. A curette may be used if there is a lot of earwax . . .

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In some facilities, Laryngoscopies are performed by a surgeon and an Endoscopy team. In other places, they are done by OR staff.

The patient will be under general anesthesia.

The surgeon will insert a laryngoscope into the patient and view the airway. Some surgeries only require a quick look, and . . .

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The patient will either be given a local anesthetic, or will be under general anesthesia. The patient should not feel pain.

Usually a 15 blade will be loaded on a long #3 knife handle, and an incision will be made either on top, or around the tooth being extracted. A . . .

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An incision is made behind the ear with a 15 blade. A mastoidectomy will be done with a microscope and burr.

Another burr will be used to remove the bone that is where the implant will sit. This is making a "well" where the implant will go.

A brain retractor . . .

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Anesthesia: General

Positioning: Supine with head rotated away from surgeon. The patient's arm should be tucked.

Surgery Steps: An incision is made from the mastoid tip to the linea temporalis. The skin and tissue will need to be lifted from the periosteum. Either the scalpel or cautery will be . . .

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Tracheotomy and tracheostomy are terms that are used interchangeably, but a surgical airway is made during a tracheotomy with an incision, and a tracheostomy is the opening that is being made with said incision.

A tracheostomy is done for several reasons. The patient could have something lodged in their throat . . .

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Epi soaked pledgets will be put into the nasal cavity using a nasal speculum and bayonet forceps before the surgery begins, and a lidocaine mixture will be injected.

The speculum and scope will then be used to view both sides of the septum. if the septum is deviated, the surgeon . . .

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The surgeon will need a camera, light cord, straight shot shaver with blades, and suction tubing. They will also need some epinephrine or afrin soaked pledgets at the start of the case, and throughout the case. They will be passed using a bayonet forcep.
Always ask the surgeon if they . . .

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The patient will be supine on the bed with their arms tucked by their sides, and all of the cords (light cord, camera, suction tubing, suction/bovie, Straight Shot shaver) will be thrown off the end of the bed. Your mayo stand will be positioned across the patient's stomach . . .

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