Quantitative measure of small vessel anastomotic contour using corrosion resin cast models: an aid to surgical training.
- Published Article
The British journal of surgery
- Publication Date
Nov 01, 1991
A surgeon who had not previously carried out a small vessel anastomosis performed 20 consecutive anastomoses between human long saphenous vein and the left anterior descending artery of a pig's heart. Corrosion resin cast models were made of the anastomoses and subjected to a quantitative analysis of the anastomotic contour. A trend of improvement in contour parameters was found with increasing experience. This model may be useful for surgeons in training.
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