Last Updated: September 27, 2018
Surgical instrumentation has become exponentially more complex in recent decades. I believe simplicity in instrumentation is key to operative efficiency.
The surgeon’s operative maneuvers should follow one another seamlessly, similar to movements in a concerto flowing together to form a masterpiece. This virtuosity is founded upon movements that meld together without hesitation. To achieve this level of technical competence and finesse, the surgeon must have a mastery of the desirable macro and micro instruments. This chapter reviews the basics of equipment and instrumentation.
Every operator should be i...