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1

What are the main complications associated with laparoscopic surgery?

  • Post op discomfort
  • Hemorrhage
  • Local incision infection

2

T/F: Cryptorchidectomy is one of the most common indications for laparoscopy

True

3

What type of stapler is shown here?

TA 90

Usually used for tissue resection. Can also be used for end-to-end anastamosis (3 staple lines in a triangle pattern around the intestine to be anastamosed)

4

What is a "good night stitch"?

1 simple interrupted suture at the end of the staple line​

5

Name the landmarks for a standing laparoscopy:

tuber coxae, 18th rib, internal abdominal oblique muscle

6

What type of stapler is shown here?

GIA

Usually used for resection and side-to-side anastamosis. After using the GIA stapler, be sure to close the stab incisions that the GIA was passed through

7

Does the TA stapler have an inverting or everting pattern?

Everting

8

Identify this piece of equipment:

Verres Needle

  • The tip has blunt portion inside that is cannulated and spring loaded - extends past the sharp area of the needle
  • Spring loaded portion gets pushed back and exposes sharp area to push through tissue
  • As soon as it penetrates the abdominal cavity, the blunt end springs forward and prevents laceration of bowel

9

Identify this piece of equipment:

SEMM Claw Foreps

10

The ligature commonly used in laparoscopy is called:

Roeder knot

11

What stapler was used to make these?

LDS

Ligating and Dividing Stapler

12

Identify this piece of equipment:

CO2 Insufflator

Uses CO2 to expand cavity (compare to arthroscopy that uses LRS to expand the joint)

13

Identify this piece of equipment:

PDS Clip

Absorbable; locks into position for ligation of small vessels. This is not often used because it is too small for the vessels in adult horses

14

What type of stapler is shown here?

skin stapler

15

What type of stapler is shown here?

LDS

Ligating and Dividing Stapler

Primarily used for ligating vessels

16

What are the main advantages of laparoscopy over traditional surgery?

  • Rapid return to function
  • Relatively noninvasive
  • Quick to perform

17

Which staplers that we discussed in class have a cutting action?

GIA, LDS

18

Identify this piece of equipment:

needle holder

19

What type of stapler is shown here?

EEA

The EEA stapler has an inverting pattern; used for circular end-to-end

20

What is the most common indication for laparoscopic surgery?

Cryptorchidectomy

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