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  1. CASTRATING CALVES AND LAMBS

    CASTRATING CALVES AND LAMBS

    CASTRATING CALVES AND LAMBS

    By: Edward A. Leviness
    Area Livestock Specialist 1(Retired) Cooperative Extension College of Agriculture The University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona 85721

    Castration [emasculation], stated simply, is the unsexing of a male animal. The practice of castrating males, in animal species used for food production purposes, is universally practiced and is probably one of the oldest surgical operations known to man.

    The purpose of castration is not only to prevent reproduction but to improve the fattening and meat production capability and to make the animal more docile and easy to handle. In farm animals, other than horses, the job of castration usually involves simple surgery wherein the testicles (male reproductive glands that produce male reproductive cells and a hormone) are removed. H

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  2. MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS CARE AND HANDLING

    MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS CARE AND HANDLING

     Instruments Care and Handling

    • Medical Tools Instruments last for years with proper care and handling. Please use these guidelines for all stainless steel instruments.
    • Brand new instruments should be cleaned prior to first sterilization.
    • Contaminated instruments should be processed as soon as possible.
    • Stubborn protein particles can be removed with a scrub brush. Never use steel wool, abrasives or an acid rinse.
    • Open joints on instruments prior to preparation
    • Do not use multipurpose detergents to wash or soak instruments. Instead, use a low-suds detergent specifically designed for instruments. The pH should never be higher than 8. When using ultrasonic, a detergent with a pH of 6, 7 or 8.
    • Lubrication is vital to a long instrument life.
    • Avoid silicone lubricants because the
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  3. MALE DOG CASTRATION

    MALE DOG CASTRATION

    What is Castration

    Castration – Neutering is the surgical procedure which removes a dogs testicles (or testes).

    Castration and Dog Behavior

    Testosterone a steroid hormone is produced in testicles, as dogs grow, during their adolescence (6-18 months) the levels of this hormone increase such that secondary sex-related characteristics become more evident. These include mounting, leg lifting and higher levels of aggression. Removal of the testes reduces the production of testosterone and hence sex-related behaviors.

    Castration and Aggression towards Humans

    Aggressiveness is one of the greatest concern. There are various reasons for aggression and these also vary from dog to dog. Understanding these reasons, their causes and symptoms require the experience of a trained behaviorist. Often it is as a result of the dog attempti

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  4. DENTAL TERMINOLOGY

    DENTAL TERMINOLOGY

    Abscess A swollen area within the tissues contains an accumulation of pus.
    Acid etch A way that dentist’s use to stick or bond restorations using special chemicals.
    Abutment The abutment to a bridge is the bridge support either side of the pontic or “false” tooth.
    Acrylic Plastic
    Adhesive bridge A way dentist’s replace teeth by way of a bridge when the false tooth is supported by wings glued to each tooth either side
    Alvogel An antibacterial gel used by a dentist to treat a dry socket usually after extraction.
    Amalgam filling An alloy of mercury and silver plus other metals to give a set material.  Not tooth-colored.
    Anaesthesia The absence of any pain
    Anaesth

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  5. SURGICAL RETRACTORS TYPES AND USAGE

    SURGICAL RETRACTORS TYPES AND USAGE

    Surgical Retractors

    A retractor is a surgical instrument that is used to hold back underlying organs and tissues, so that body parts under the incision may be accessed without any fear of damage to the organs lying at the above levels. Surgical retractors have a wide variety and retractors come under various shapes, sizes and strength.

    Importance of Surgical Retractors

    During the dissection/inspection, a surgeon needs an exposure best as possible while inflicting a minimum of trauma to the surrounding tissue. The handles of the retractor may be hook-shaped, notched, or ring-shaped to give the holder a firm grip without tiring. The blades of the retractors are at a right angle to the shaft. The blades can be smooth, raked, or hooked.

    Materials

    Surgical retractors require a very high-grade stainless steel

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  6. SURGICAL RETRACTORS

    ABDOMINAL RETRACTORS

    Deaver Retractor
    Deaver Retractor – 22 x 215mm (0.88 x 8.5 inch)
    Deaver Retractor – 19 x 180mm (0.75 x 7 inch)
    Deaver Retractor – 25 x 300mm (1 x 11.8 inch)
    Deaver Retractor – 25 x 330mm (1 x 13 inch)

    Deaver Retractor - 25 x 360mm (1 x 14.1 inch)
    Deaver Retractor – 25 x 230mm (1 x 9 inch)
    Deaver Retractor – 38 x 300mm (1.5 x 11.8 inch)
    Deaver Retractor – 50 x 300mm (2 x 11.8 inch)
    Deaver Retractor – 75 x 300mm (3x 11.8 inch)

    Deaver Grip Retractor

    Deaver Grip Retractor – 25 x 310mm (1 x 12 inch)
    Deaver Grip Retractor – 38 x 310mm (1.5 x 12 inch)
    Deaver Grip Retractor – 50 x 310mm ( 2 x 12 inch)
    Desmarres Retractors (16cm)
    Desmarres Retractor – 08mm (0.3 inch)
    Desmarres Retractor – 10mm (0.4 inch)
    Desmarres Retractor –

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  7. SURGERY OF SMALL ANIMALS

    Small Animal Surgery Kit is used for Small Animals Surgery like Dogs, Cats, Pigs, and many other small animals.

    Surgery kit contains all necessary tools to perform complete surgery. All Tools are made from Surgical Grade stainless steel and used by professionals.

    Medical Tools 24 Instruments is compiled for Small Animal Surgery Kit.

    Small Animal Surgery Kit Includes:

    • Iris Scissors 11.5cm
    • Mayo Scissors TC 15cm
    • Scalpel Handle #3
    • Scalpel Handle #4
    • Olsen Hager Needle Holder TC 16cm
    • 2 Mosquito Forceps Curved 12.5cm
    • 2 Mosquito Forceps Straight 12.5cm
    • 2 Kelly Forceps Straight 14cm
    • 2 Kelly Forceps Curved 14cm
    • 3 Dressing Forceps 16cm
    • Dressing Forceps 1:2 16cm
    • 3 Backhaus Towel Forceps 11cm
    • Adson Forceps 12cm
    • Adson Forceps 1:2 12cm
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  8. FELINE SPAY PACK

    Medical Tools has introduced Feline Spay Pack.

    19 Instruments  Feline Spay Pack contain all instruments used for spay surgery. All instruments surgical grade used by professionals.

    • Kelly Hemostatic Forceps, 5.5″, curved 02 Pcs
    • Kelly Hemostatic Forceps, 5.5″, straight 02 Pcs
    • Mosquito Forceps, 5″, curved 02 Pcs
    • Mosquito Forceps, 5″, straight 02 Pcs
    • Jones Towel Clamp, 3.5″ 03 Pcs
    • Dressing Forceps, 5.5″ 02 Pcs
    • #3 Scalpel Handle 01 Pcs
    • Adson-Brown Forceps, 4.75″ 01 Pcs
    • TC Mayo Scissors, 6.0″, straight 01 Pcs
    • TC Mayo-Hegar Needle holder, 6.75″ 01 Pcs
    • TC Olsen-Hegar Needle holder, 6.5″ 01 Pcs
    • Snook Hook 01 Pcs
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  9. Equine Serra Emasculator 35.5cm

    Equine Serra Emasculator 35.5cm

    This tool has three actions: clamping, crushing and cutting. It draws the cord concentrically into the jaws, thus preventing slipping of the cord, as the jaws are closed on the spermatic cord it is gripped by the clamping part. Ratchets holds emasculator locked.

    Medical Tools stainless steel castration tool is designed for castration minimal blood loss as blood vessels are crushed immediately after they are being cut. It reduces trauma with minimal blood loss.

    • Blood loss is minimal because blood vessels are crushed
    • Less Trauma
    • Work Efficiency is high, have more work done in less time
    • Crushes the arteries severing them cleanly and so minimizes risk of serious bleeding
    • Back-Lock retain crushing portion locked unless unlocked.

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  10. DOD DENTAL EXTRACTION KIT

    Dental Extraction can be Non-Surgical (due to some periodontal disease) or Surgical (due to damaged or abnormal teeth extraction). Medical Tools Dental Extraction kit contains all necessary tools for both types of extraction.

    Tooth extraction is a common dental procedure performed in most veterinary practices. Medical Tools 18 Instruments dental extraction kit has all appropriate instruments to perform selective or full mouth dental extraction. All Tools are made from Surgical Grade stainless steel and used by professionals We also make custom design surgery kit to meet with specific needs, All tools are packed in Free Sterilization Cassette.

    Dog Dental Extraction Kit Includes:

    • Scalpel Handle #3
    • TC Olsen Hager Needle Holder 15cm
    • TC Mayo Scissors 15cm
    • LaGrange Scissors 11cm
    • Molt Periosteal Elevator 16cm
    • Mosquito
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