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Surgical equipment 

Surgical equipment
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Surgical equipment
DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199239641.003.0019
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date: 05 May 2021

Minimal access surgery 350

Arthroscopy 351

Laparoscopy 352

Endoscopy 354

Prosthesis 356

Electro-surgical equipment 358

Operating microscopes 360

Tourniquets 362

Use of lasers in surgery 364

May also be described as minimally invasive surgery or keyhole surgery.

Allows access to parts of the body through very small incisions for...

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