Microsurgery In Liver Research

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During the last two decades microsurgery has progressively taken the place of macrosurgery since it largely improves the experimental models in liver research. This is a concise but comprehensive ...
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Microsurgery: Instruments and Techniques

Pp. 32-48 (17)

Maria Angeles Aller and Jaime Arias


Microsurgery is characterized by the use of an operating microscope. It is associated with the use of fine microsurgical instruments. The microsurgical instruments correspond with the fundamental phases that make up a surgical operation, that is, incision, hemostasis, dissection and sutures. This chapter describes these surgical times, placing particular emphasis on microsurgical techniques. In microsurgery, the material used is equally important as how it is used with a correct technique.


Surgery I Department, School of Medicine, Complutense University Madrid. Spain.