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Potts Vesseloop - IAMT

Posted: Aug 20, 2010

Is there such thing as a Potts Vesseloop?  I cannot document it, but my doctor uses it repeatedly.

"We tightened the Potts Vesseloop around the superior thyroid artery."

Looks like... - anon

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Potts vessel loop, with Potts capitalized. I Googled it and found references to it.

Potts scissors? - Roma

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Chapter 43 - Carotid Endarterectomy from Khatri: Operative Surgery ... At the proximal portion of the artery before its bifurcation, there is a dilatation ... The branches of the external carotid artery, in order of origin, include superior thyroid, ... Vessel loops are carefully passed around the common, internal, ... into the internal carotid artery using right-angle Pott scissors. ...

Hope that helps

Surgical word book by Tessier has Potts aortic clamp - Roma

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The Surgical Word Book has many entries for Potts

sorry should have looked there first too

good luck

I love that book! nm - mtmtmt

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Vesi-loop - dgt

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Surgical Word Book...hope this helps.

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