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Jornal Vascular Brasileiro

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Abstract

GOES JUNIOR, Adenauer Marinho de Oliveira; YASOJIMA, Edson Yuzur; CHAVES, Rosa Helena de Figueiredo  and  ALBUQUERQUE, Flávia Beatriz Araújo de. Improving a training model for vascular surgical techniques. J. vasc. bras. [online]. 2019, vol.18, e20190032.  Epub Oct 07, 2019. ISSN 1677-7301.  https://doi.org/10.1590/1677-5449.190032.

We describe a low-cost model for training vascular surgical techniques. The model is constructed from cylindrical latex balloons filled with gelatin and fixed to a board for support. Arterial sutures, end-to-side and end-to-end anastomoses, patch, vascular shunt placement, and thromboembolectomy were simulated.

Keywords : surgery; vascular surgical procedures; anastomosis; models; medical education.

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