FIGURE 9.17. (A) Arthroscopic view of a curved radiothermal instrument around the femoral head. (B) Arthroscopic view of a flexible chisel operating on the acetabular articular cartilage. (C) Arthroscopic view of a curved grasper removing a loose body from the notch.
FIGURE 9.18. Surgeon's view of the arthroscopic tower opposite his position. Note the Mayo stand organizing the instruments coming from cephalad within easy reach for the surgeon.

on the flight attendant for engine speed or altimeter readings.

The cords from the tower are brought onto the Mayo stand (Figure 9.19) and organized for the surgeon to easily reach for the shaver and wands. It is more efficient and safe for the Mayo stand to act as neutral ground, whereby only one person accesses it to avoid accidental glove punctures or lacerations.

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