microcannula

microcannula

A thin (capillary) tube with a bore mall long enough to penetrate a single cell and deliver a minute drop of a liquid thereto.
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During the procedure, a suction tube called a microcannula is attached to a specialist vacuum machine and inserted into the appropriate area of the patient's body.
Use of a blunt, flexible microcannula may reduce the risk of vessel perforation.
[34] has determined the significantly higher ASCs yield in samples collected with the microcannula, compared to a standard cannula.
The EndoVac system comprises of a macrocannula and microcannula which is connected via tubing to a syringe of irrigant and the high-speed suction of a dental unit.
At day seven, we induced arthritis by means of an intraarticular injection of mBSA (200 [micro]g in 10 [micro]L of sterile PBS), or PBS alone using a sterile 33-gauge microcannula, in sedated animals.
In another case, the chandelier light microcannula was used to inject balanced salt solution in order to maintain intraocular pressure and push the subretinal fluid through an external transscleral cannula under direct visualization [18].
Cannulas are quick to insert and easily removed from the trocars without need for a second instrument, but it may be necessary to apply a slightly higher pressure to insert the microcannula at an oblique angle, which can cause problems in eyes with recent corneal or scleral wounds [19].
Subconjunctival hemorrhage is usually the consequence of damaging conjunctival or episcleral vessels during insertion or removal of the microcannulas. Apart from cosmetic concerns, inspection of the sclerotomy for leakage at the end of the operation can be made difficult by the overlying blood.
His studies focused on non-surgical aesthetic skin rejuvenation and wrinkle reduction such as state of the art filler injection using microcannulas to restore facial volume, combining Dyport botox and dermal fillers to optimize facial sculpting and volumizing, and the latest developments in laser technology and acne management.
Kacki has permanently replaced the needles with flexible, blunt microcannulas for all dermal filler injections.