This course provides you the practical knowledge for an individual surgical procedure.
- a clear understanding of the steps to be taken to execute the procedure;
- seen an example of how the procedure is executed;
- a clear understanding of all anatomical structures encountered during the procedure;
- seen an example of how the anatomical structures look within the setting of the procedure.
Step by step
Strap muscle approach
Incise the skin transversely and slightly curved in a skin fold at two fingerbreadths cranial of the sternal notch, between the medial borders of the sternocleidomastoid muscles.
To create a symmetrical incision, the skin can be marked by pressing a thread in the skin fold from medial to lateral.
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