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Basics of Surgical Instruments

  • Manpreet Singh
  • Manpreet Kaur
  • Natasha Gautam
  • Sonam Yangzes
Chapter
Part of the Current Practices in Ophthalmology book series (CUPROP)

Abstract

A surgical instrument is a specially designed tool or device which is used to perform or facilitate a few specific actions during a surgical procedure or operation. The use of a specially designed surgical instrument helps in achieving the best possible outcome with efficiency and minimum complications.

Suggested Reading

  1. 1.
    Kapczynski H. An introduction to KMedic certified instruments in ‘A manual of surgical instruments 101’. 1997. pp. A4–A14.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manpreet Singh
    • 1
  • Manpreet Kaur
    • 2
  • Natasha Gautam
    • 2
  • Sonam Yangzes
    • 3
  1. 1.Oculoplastics Services, Department of Ophthalmology, Advanced Eye CentrePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Glaucoma Services, Department of Ophthalmology, Advanced Eye CentrePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia
  3. 3.Cataract and Refractive Services, Department of Ophthalmology, Advanced Eye CentrePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia

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