Vermiform Appendix - Retrocaecal

Product No. 50124

One of a series of three models representing the different locations in which the vermiform appendix is to be found. Trainees will move on from the Surgical Dissection Pads (Product Nos. 50118 and 50114) to this progressive 3 stage appendices suite:  

Normal represents 32% of locations  

Post-ileal represents 1% of locations  

Retrocaecal represents 64% of locations  

The model has the additional feature of a simulated peptic ulcer, for closure using peritoneum & mesentry.


Skills Gained:

  • Excision and division of peritoneum
  • Identification and exposure of appendix
  • Mobilization and division of vessels
  • Removal of appendix
  • Inspection of stump of appendix
  • Repair and closure of peptic ulcer

Product Anatomy:

Highly realistic model of appendix, caecum, and ileum stump presented anatomically

Product Qualities:

  • Convincing fluid filled vessels, caecum contents, and tissues encourage correct handling of tissue
  • The variations available in the range of appendices (see Normal Product No. 50122 and Post-ileal Product No. 50123) provide increased levels of difficulty
  • Vessel incorporates a luer lock to which the Mock Blood Giving Set may be attached to provide fluid flow for the appendicular artery. Use Mock Blood - Arterial (250ml) - Product No. 60653
  • Ideal for training course requirements; the model is designed for swift attachment to and removal from the Soft Tissue Retaining Set
  • Contains latex

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