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Specialized tools for minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery, included the Yasui koplight

Key Instruments for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery

Minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery has gradually revolutionized the field of cardiothoracic surgery and is well on the way to becoming …

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Ferreira and Tebbetts retractor alternatives – Yasui koplight

Alternatives to Ferreira and Tebbetts Retractors for Breast Surgery

The Ferreira and Tebbetts retractors are specialized surgical retractors commonly used in breast surgery and other reconstructive procedures. While they …

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Problems with Fiber-optic Lighted Retractors for Surgery

Despite solving key problems in surgical lighting, fiber-optic lighted retractors also present problems. They’ve even been included as one of …

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robotic surgery – devices for safer surgery

9 New Medical Devices for Safer Surgery

Faster postoperative recovery, low-cost production, and a safer environment for patients and surgical personnel are common goals in new medical …

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What Retractors Are Used in Body Contour Surgery Such as Tummy Tucks?

Retractors are an essential tool in body contour plastic surgery. Unlike facial applications (read our article on facial plastic surgery …

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What Retractors Are Used in Facial Plastic Surgery?

Retractors play a pivotal role in facial plastic and facial cosmetic surgeries, including: Cleft lip and palate repair Congenital facial …

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Problems with Surgical Retractors (and Solutions)

Surgical retractors are key surgical tools in a wide range of surgical procedures. They have been for decades, even centuries. …

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Handheld Retractors: Background, Benefits, and Options

Handheld retractors are surgical devices that separate bodily tissues during surgery. Unlike larger retractors, they can be held in a …

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retractors for tracheotomy – Yasui

Tracheotomy: What Retractors Are Used?

Tracheotomy is a surgical procedure in which an incision is made into the anterior portion of the neck. Multiple surgical …

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Orthopedic surgery retractors – Yasui

Orthopedic Surgery: What Retractors Are Used?

Orthopedic surgeries use a range of surgical retractors because orthopedic surgeons deal with bones of many shapes, sizes, and constitutions. …

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Oral Surgery: What Retractors Are Used?

Retractors used in oral surgery or dental surgery are primarily involved in moving tissue away from the surgical site to …

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retractors for breast surgery – Yasui koplight

Breast Surgery: What Retractors Are Used?

The demand for breast (mammary) surgeries continues to increase, for clinical and curative surgeries, and for cosmetic surgeries. Retractors are …

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What is a lighted retractor – Yasui, koplight

What is a Lighted Surgical Retractor?

Lighted retractors (or light retractors) are surgical tools that both separate bodily tissues and provide light inside the bodily cavity. …

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Metals are visible on imaging, while plastics show very little

How Device Materials Affect Medical Imaging

The choice of devices used during medical procedures affects imaging quality, especially when the devices block the image. Using certain …

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surgical retractors to reduce fatigue in the arms and hands

Ways to Reduce Fatigue from Using Surgical Retractors

As most surgeons and assistants know, retractors can be your best friend and your worst enemy. They make it possible …

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