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Learning to perform microvascular anastomosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16175232     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The skills necessary to connect ultrasmall vessels and neural structures successfully require commitment and practice to refine. The techniques require only a few specialized instruments and a high-quality microscope. Several exercises can simulate real-life anatomical situations using a rubber sheet, chicken vessels, or the rat femoral artery model. A series of graduated drills can help develop proficiency and confidence.
Authors:
Joel D MacDonald
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Skull base : official journal of North American Skull Base Society ... [et al.]     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1531-5010     ISO Abbreviation:  Skull Base     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-21     Completed Date:  2005-10-20     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101090660     Medline TA:  Skull Base     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  229-40     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA. vasospaz@aol.com
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