Sutures and Needles
Terms in this set (42)
stored in alchohol
stored in alchohol/Salt solution
Coral Dyed and undyed
PDS II -Absorbable
Suture Pack Contains?
is color coded, lot number, material, size, and needle type and number.
One needle swaged to a two strand or loop suture
Two needles on each end of the suture
One needle on a suture
The body is trying to get rid of the foreign body and is pushing it to the outside surface
Materials used as a bridge for tissue that can not be brought together without placing a great deal of tension on the tissues, reinforcement for fascia defects.
Hernia repairs it is used to strengthen the fascia.
Bridges & Bolsters
used to reinforce primary suture line; relieves tension
Topical skin adhesive
Ties to occlude vessels for hemorrage
Endo - GIA Staple
Absorbable and non-absorbable
Name 2 Types of Suture Classifications
Type of needle that has sharp cutting tips on 3 edges and is used for difficult tissue that is hard to penetrate skin?
Type of needle used for soft tissue/small amount of resistance as it passes through the tissue?
Type of needle used to suture friable (delicate) tissue?
Type of needle used in opthalmic surgery?
Another name for "pop off"?
Suture without a needle?
Accessory device used to reinforce a suture line- non- absorbable, made of rubber or plastic over rentention stiches?
A sutured ligature with a swaged needle is also called a....?
Most inert suture type?
Material used to reinforce material together?
Suture that is stored in salt solution?
Type of suture used in abdomen, hernia, tendon and bone repair?
Type of suture used in bowel and infected areas?
A fast healing layer of the abdominal cavity?
A type of suture used in the sclera, tongue or eyelid?
Ligature Clip- Sm/Med/Lg
Tie on a Passer
Type of Ligating method where a clamp (tonsil) is used with a tie for vessels deep in the wound?
Cutting, Tapered or Blunt
Three types of needle points?