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1

SH or NSH denotes

small diameter 1/2 circle taper point needle

2

CT or NCT denotes

regular 1/2 circle taper point needle

3

CP or NCP denotes

a regular 1/2 circle reverse cutting needle

4

FS or NFS denotes

a regular 3/8 circle reverse cutting needle

5

P, PS or NP, NPS denotes

a precision point reverse cutting used more in cosmetic surgery

6

50% tensile strengh

7

8

You are closing the linea alba following a celiotomy in a 6 year old Lab weighing 70#. What suture would be the MOST appropriate?

PDS, size 1, CT

9

You are suturing a laceration in a horse. There is a 2 inch long cut on the front of the cannon bone that only goes skin deep. After going through the required wound management steps of clipping, scrubbing, blocking the skin, debridement and lavage, you begin your closure using ________________?

  • Ethilon, 2-0, FS
  • Prolene, 2-0, FS

10

What type of suture material would be MOST appropriate for imbricating the facsia lata to help stabilize the stifle joint?

PDS

11

You perform a gastrotomy in a 40# Beagle to remove a foreign body. What is the best suture choice for closure from the list provided?

Monocryl, size 3-0, SH

12

You perform a cystotomy in a 40# Beagle to remove stones (cystic calculi). What is the best suture choice?

Monocryl, size 3-0, SH

13

You decide to use Monoswift (PGCL synthetic absorbable suture) to close the subcutaneous tissue layer in a dog in a continuous pattern. Using the Monoswift Needle Guide as a reference, which of the following needles would be most appropriate to use?

NFS-2

NFS-1

NHS-1

NCT-2

NCT-1

NCT-1

14

You are asked to close the skin following a celiotomy in a 45# dog, using a continous intradermal closure. Which suture material would you use?

Monocryl, 3-0, FS-2

15

You are closing the linea alba following a celiotomy in a 6 year old Lab weighing 70#. What suture are you going to use?

PDS, size 1, CT

16

You perform a cystotomy in a 40# Beagle to remove stones (cystic calculi). What is the best suture choice?

Monocryl, size 3-0, SH