Advanced Surgical Knot Tying (Hardcover)
Learning the techniques of surgical knot tying can be difficult at the beginning. This book covers the most common one and two handed tying techniques and instrument ties needed by a general surgical resident or medical student. It expands on traditional knots to include advanced intracorporeal and extracorporeal knots useful in laparoscopic and arthroscopic surgery. Step by step instructions are given for tying these complex knots and for ending a continuous suture.The book explains important principles of knot tying to avoid common errors, including inadvertent air knots or insecure slip knots.