Plastics Surgical Tech Set Ups

An incision will be made around the areola with a 15 blade loaded on a #3 knife handle. Adsons and the bovie will be used to dessert down into the breast tissue. Metz and DeBakeys will also be used.

A variety of retractors will be used, depending on how deep . . .

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The surgeon will make an inter-nasal incision with a 15 or 11 blade on a #3 knife handle.

A variety of scissors (usually Iris), possible a Cottle, and pickups will be used to separate the nasal mucosal lining from the septum. Skin hooks will be used for retraction. During . . .

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Positioning: Supine with arms out on armbands

Drapes: Towels squaring off site (sometimes attached with a skin stapler or towel clamps), and a breast or universal drape over top

Procedure: The patients are usually intubated with general anesthesia. Incisions can be placed a couple of different places. They can be . . .

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A dermatome will be needed to harvest the skin graft from the donors site. This is usually on the thigh. Make sure you prep and drape out each area.

The finger will be washed out and depending on why the patient needs a skin graft, curettes may be used to . . .

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Positioning: Supine with arms out on armbands

Drapes: Towels squaring off site (sometimes attached with a skin stapler or towel clamps), and a breast or universal drape over top

Procedure: The patients are usually intubated with general anesthesia. Incisions can be placed a couple of different places. They can be . . .

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Positioning: Supine with arms out on armbands

Drapes: Towels squaring off site (sometimes attached with a skin stapler or towel clamps), and a breast or universal drape over top

Breast Reconstruction is done after a mastectomy is done on the patient.

Surgery Steps:The surgeon will use a #3 knife . . .

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Panniculectomies have a pretty simple setup. The surgeon will be removing excess fat and tissue from the lower abdomen.

They will make an incision with either a 10 or 15 blade loaded on a #3 knife handle, and then dissect through the fat with cautery and metz until they've . . .

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First local will be injected around the site that is being taken off. The doctor will use a 15 blade loaded on a #3 scalpel handle and make an incision around the lesion. Some tenotomy scissors may be used to help dissect, along with adson pickups. You might have a . . .

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