Microsurgery is characterized by any procedure performed using a microscope. This is done to allow for fine manipulation of very small structures like nerves and blood vessels. A surgical microscope can magnify the surgical area 40 times or more.
Also Known As:
- Microscope surgery
- Microplastic surgery
Conditions Treated with Microsurgery:
Microsurgery may be performed in cases such as skin and tissue grafts, pediatric surgery, facial surgery and the joining of intestines, nerves, blood vessels, bones and muscles. It can also be used in ear, nose and throat surgery.