A Miller’s knot of 3-0 to 2-0 polypropylene (cats and small dogs) and 0 polypropylene (medium to large dogs) is applied around the entire pedicle under the two clamps.
This diagram shows application of the Miller’s knot proximal to the proximal most clamp.
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Methodology: figure 1
Methodology: figure 2
Methodology: figure 3
Methodology: figure 4
Applying a Miller's knot: step 1
Applying a Miller's knot: step 2
Applying a Miller's knot: step 3
Case study: step 1
Case study: step 2
Case study: step 3
Comparison to traditional technique