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1

What does GIA stand for in GIA stapler?

Gastrointestinal Anastomosis

2

The GIA stapler is the same thing as the _________ stapler,

but made by a different company

ILA

3

What does ILA stand for in ILA stapler?

Intra-Luminal Anastomosis

4

How do you sterilize GIA/ILA staplers?

GAS sterilization

5

Why do you NOT sterilize GIA/ILA staplers

via steam sterilization?

They are made of PLASTIC!

(must sterilize with gas!)

6

For the GIA/ILA staplers,

a minimum of ____ staple lines are

required by law!

2 staple lines

7

What type of stapler would you use for

bowel anastomosis?

GIA/ILA stapler

8

What does TA in TA stapler stand for?

Thoracoabdominal stapler

9

What is the difference between the TA stapler and other staplers?

The TA90 has NO CUTTING EDGE

10

What does the 90 in TA90 stapler indicate?

The width of the staple line

90 = 90mm = 9cm staple line

11

This stapler is the largest available one

and used in Large Animal surgery often

TA90

12

Staples made using a TA stapler

are placed in an _________ pattern

EVERTING

13

What does LDS in LDS stapler stand for?

Ligating-Dividing-Stapler

14

Which stapler can make different shaped staples?

LDS

15

This stapler is useful for bowel resection and

blood vessels must be isolated before stapling.

It functions to crush the lumen.

LDS

16

What does EEA in EEA stapler stand for?

End to End Anastomosis

17

This type of stapler has a characteristic wingnut at

the end of it

EEA

18

This stapler makes a CIRCULAR staple line and a

makes a double row that is

staggered to prevent leakage   

EEA

19

The EEA stapler uses ____-shaped staples

and makes a circular staple line

V-shaped staples

20

A disadvantage of the EEA stapler is that

the staple circumference is only ______mm

21.2 mm

21

After resecting the bowel, the EEA stapler is placed

into the lumen, and creates a ________ at the opening

purse-string

22

The EEA stapler creates an _________ staple line

and uses a circular scalpel blade to punch out the

middle of two segments and brings them together

INverting

23

This stapler has a staple circumference of only 21.2mm

so, it is too small to be used in LA sx.

 

It is good for foals and SAs though

EEA stapler

24

The skin stapler uses ____-shaped staples

C-shaped

25

For bowel resection using the GIA/ILA stapler,

the segments are lined side-by-side,

and stay sutures are placed.

These stay sutures are commonly termed

____________

good-night stitch

26

What is the best stapler to use for

organ resection, such as resection of the

spleen or lungs

TA90

27

What staplers can be used for

resection of meckel's diverticulum,

a remnant of the embryonic yolk sac

that can twist or tear and cause issues

GIA or TA staplers (TA is cheaper)

28

What staplers can be used for Appendectomy,

and which is the best option?

TA or GIA

 

TA is best for appendectomy

29

How can an end-to-end anastomosis be accomplished

without using an EEA stapler?

Use the TA stapler:

Place 3 stay sutures, place TA and staple, cut off excess tissue.

 

Remove cartridge and repeat on the next side.

Repeat again, for a total of 3 sides.

30

How is a functional end-to-end anastomosis

accomplished without an EEA stapler?

Requires 1 GIA and 1 TA stapler

2 stab incisions are placed dorsally on the healthy side of clamp

GIA is placed through incisions to anastomose the two sides

TA is used to cut off the segment