Microsurgery

Microsurgery is a general term for surgery requires an operating microscope. The most obvious advances have been procedures established to allow anastomosis of successively smaller blood vessels and nerves (typically 1 mm in diameter) which have allowed transfer of tissue from one part to another part of the body and re-attachment of severed parts. Microsurgical techniques are utilized by several specialties, such as: general surgery, ophthalmology, orthopaedic surgery, gynaecological surgery, otolaryngology, neurosurgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery, podiatric surgery and paediatric surgery