Knot Tying Trainer

Product No. 50050


You will receive:

  • 1 Two Coloured Cord (x3)
  • 1 Knotting Tube (x3)
  • 1 Base with cylinders
  • 1 Knot tying tension hooks (set of 3)

A comprehensive trainer for teaching all surgical knot tying techniques, including those specified in the GB and Ireland Intercollegiate Basic Surgical Skills Course. Developed in collaboration with Professor Jonathan Beard, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield (UK) and Mr. John Rochester, Rotherham General Hospital (UK).


Skills Gained:

  • One-handed reef knot technique
  • Instrument tie
  • Surgeon’s knot
  • Slip knot
  • Tying in a small opening
  • Tying at depth vertically in a large opening
  • Tying at depth, at an angle, in a large opening

Product Anatomy:

2 perioperative openings represented by:

  • Small, shallow fixed cylinder for tying in a small opening
  • Large, deep removable cylinder, reversible for angled abdominal and gynaecological depth tying

Product Qualities:

realism
  • Unique magnetic system to represent tissue strength
  • Parallel knotting tubes are elastic for a realistic tissue response
features
  • Light and compact
  • Cylinders are transparent to allow the trainer to observe and assess trainee competence

You will receive:

  • 1 Two Coloured Cord (x3)
  • 1 Knotting Tube (x3)
  • 1 Base with cylinders
  • 1 Knot tying tension hooks (set of 3)

Consumables and Replacements



Research / Evidence


Ceiling effect in technical skills of surgical residents

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A Cost-Effective Proficiency-Based Knot-Tying and Suturing Curriculum for Residency Programs

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