All setups: Surgical tech mayo stand and back table OR setups

The patient will be supine with folded towels around incision site, along with a lap drape. The camera, light cord, insufflation tubing, suction irrigator, and bovie will be passed off and clamped to the drape. The surgeon will use a 15 or 11 blade to made incisions where the ports will go. Usually 2-3 5mm […]

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 with a 15 blade across the fracture, and a pair of small scissors such as tenotomys are used to dissect down the the fracture while avoiding nerves and tendons.

Visualization is maintained by using skin hooks, senns, army-navy, or a self-retaining retractor such as . . .

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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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Positioning: The patient will be positioned with their neck extended and their head turned away from the operating side. A 15 blade on a #3 knife handle will be used to make an incision medially to the sternocleidomastoid muscle. The surgeon will dissect down through the fat using bovie, metz and debakey pickups. Dull Weitlaners, […]

A 15 or 10 blade loaded on a #3 knife handle will be used to make the initial incision. The doctor will use adsons, Metz, bovie and some smaller retractors to start dissecting through tissue to enter the abdomen. The spleen will be reached and pulled forward to the incision. All of the spleen attachments […]

The patient will be positioned supine on the bed with the footboard that can be put down.

An 11 blade I’ll be used to make stab incisions in the knee and the scope will be placed with the arthroscopic cannula.

Most knee scopes involve cleaning out loose particles with . . .

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The patient will be positioned supine with a tourniquet on their upper thigh.

Either a 15 blade or a 10 blade loaded on a #3 knife handle will be used to make the initial skin incision. A new blade should be used after as a “deep” knife to limit infection . . .

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Positioning: Beach chair

An incision is made with a 15 blade and the surgeon will dissect down with adsons, Bonnies, Metz, and the bovie. Gelpis will be used to retract and the cephalic vein is found. An army-navy will be used on the deltopectoral interval.

The bovie will be . . .

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Positioning: Supine on patient's stretcher with arm on arm board.

Drapes: Down sheet under arm across arm board, towel around forearm with towel clamp, extremity drape

Surgery Steps: The patient will be kept slightly awake to ensure the motion in their fingers in where it should be.

An incision . . .

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Surgery Steps: The Auvard speculum is placed into the vagina, and the toothed tenaculum is used to grasp the cervix. The uterine sound will then be used to determine the depth and angle of the cavity. The cervix will then be dilated using the doctor’s choice of dilators in . . .

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