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Brushstrokes and Incisions: Exploring the Artistic Aspect of Surgery and Drawing in Human Exploration

Association of Women Surgeons

By Alessandra Yasumi Rodríguez Cárdenas In exploring the profound relationship between art and surgery, it becomes evident that their interconnected … Continue reading "Brushstrokes and Incisions: Exploring the Artistic Aspect of Surgery and Drawing in Human Exploration"

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From Incisions to Sutures: How Surgical Scissors and Needle Holders

Surtex Instruments

The success of surgical procedures relies heavily on the precision, reliability, and quality of the surgical instruments in use. Among these, surgical scissors and needle holders stand as indispensable tools in the hands of a surgeon.


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Instead of Urging Your Employees to Be Brave, Help Them Feel Safe Speaking Up


A nurse sees that the surgeon is about to make an incision without first stopping for the expected “timeout,” a crucial step that helps the team confirm, among other things, that the correct surgery is about to be performed on the correct side of the correct patient. It's 9 p.m.

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7 Important Facts About ACDF Surgery: Your Guide to Understanding This Crucial Procedure


The Procedure: What to Expect The ACDF procedure involves several key steps: Incision : A small incision is made in the front of the neck to access the cervical spine. Discectomy : The surgeon removes the problematic disc and any bone spurs that may be compressing the nerves or spinal cord.

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Tips for Proper Trocar Insertion

Trocar Supplies

A small incision is made into the subcuticular tissue and the trocar is inserted at a 45-degree angle to place the pellet deep into the fat layer. Once the pellet is inserted, the trocar is removed and pressure is applied to the incision. Which area is best for insertion depends on the patient’s body fat distribution.

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The most common instruments used for rhinoplasty surgery

Jalal Surgical

Open Rhinoplasty An open rhinoplasty involves making a minor incision across the columella(the tissue that divides the nostrils) as well as incisions inside the nostrils. Closed Rhinoplasty All incisions are made inside the nostrils, and the skin is lifted to access the underlying structures during a closed rhinoplasty.

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Cesarean Sections

The Surgical Tech Student

When the incision is made I always call it out, in any cesarean case so the circulator knows, in case they’re busy. They need to know the times of incision, delivery of each baby, cord blood, & the delivery of the placenta. I will write the time on my back table if they’re not available to write it down.