What equipment is needed to perform an abdominal salpingo-oophorectomy?

Updated: Feb 06, 2018
  • Author: Stacie M Ward, MD; Chief Editor: Christine Isaacs, MD  more...
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Equipment for the abdominal approach includes the following:

  • Scalpel

  • Electrocautery

  • Suction

  • Self-retaining retractors

  • Retractors

  • Clamps

  • Vessel-sealing devices

  • Scissors

  • Tissue forceps

  • Needle drivers

  • Sutures

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