Mr Devender Mittapalli FRCS

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Mr Devender Mittapalli FRCS
Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK

Mr Mittapalli is a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon who originally graduated from the NTR University of Health Sciences in India before moving to the UK to continue his surgical training.

He is a passionate educator who has written several books on surgery and basic surgical skills as well as establishing the "Master Surgeon" education website. He has also contributed content on chronic limb ischeamia for the NHS England E-learning for Healthcare platform.

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Haemostatic Suturing

Haeomostatic suturing is a common technique used to prevent blood loss from vessels or tissues during surgery. A prior understanding of how to perform these sutures and how they stop bleeding...

Subcuticular Suturing

Understanding how to perform continuous subcuticular suturing is important for all medical students and junior doctors, since this approach is commonly used to close surgical wounds.

The theory and methodology of...

Interrupted Suturing

Interrupted suturing is a basic surgical skill and one that is commonly used in the closure of most superficial wounds.

They are a fundamental technique for medical students and doctors to learn before progressing to...

Making an Incision

Skin incisions are the first part of every surgery and provide a lifelong reminder for the patient of their experience.  Therefore, it is vital that incisions are made safely, precisely and confidently, to ensure the best outcomes.