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Move the tissue, not the scissors

Epublication WebSurg.com, Feb 2014;14(02). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en4199

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Dissection during surgery sometimes requires the use of sharp instruments close to vital organs such as important vessels. In order to reduce the risk of injury, the surgeon can move the tissue towards the instrument rather than moving the instrument towards the tissue.