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Advanced Suture and Tying

Product Details
Product ID: FA-01
Year Produced: 2008
Length: 43 min.
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When assisting at surgery, one needs to be familiar with basic and advanced assisting concepts. This DVD demonstrates advanced stitches and new tying concepts.

This DVD also includes the First Assistant Success Concepts Lecture: 10 Ways to Perfect Your Assisting Skills.

DVD Topics

  • Introduction
  • Success Concepts Lecture
  • Flipping/Rolling Instruments
  • One-handed Surgeon's Knot
  • Tying Around a Clamp - Tip Towards
  • Tying Around a Clamp - Tip Away
  • ½ and ½ Stitch
  • Al's Stitch/ Over & Under Stitch
  • Retention Stitch
  • Deep Dermal Stitch
  • Heaney Stitch
  • Transfixation Stitch
  • Modified Heaney Stitch
  • Pre-Practice All Techniques
  • No Wasted Motions or Moves (surgical footage)

First Assistant Success Concepts: 10 Ways to Perfect Your Assisting Skills

  • Pre-Practice All Techniques
  • No Wasted Moves or Motions
  • Anticipate
  • Two Hands - 10 Fingers
  • Assist Don't Inhibit
  • Think Team
  • Know Your Limits
  • Practice To Improve
  • Watch & Learn
  • Take Notes