How are the operating tables used?

The operating tables are medical equipment that allows optimum, accurate and safe positioning of the patient in the operating room for all surgical specialties. These specialized tables facilitate the positioning of patients during the different surgical interventions, and allow the surgeon to have good access to the surgical field. Depending on the model, operating tables can be operated manually, mechanically, electro-hydraulically or electromechanically.

The operating tables have a design that allows the surgeon to perform surgical maneuvers necessary for a successful surgical intervention and a faster, simpler and more efficient workflow. The importance of the operating table lies in its usefulness within the operating room, it fulfills the crucial function of facilitating the surgical approach, placing the patient in the best position in relation to the surgeon.

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  • They are medical equipment that have great stability and comfort.
  • Stainless steel frame.
  • Suitable for every operation, with a control that regulates your movements.
  • Height adjustment.
  • They’re radio-transparent equipment.
  • Wide freedom of movement.
  • All tables have a brake system.
  • Remote control unit.
  • Hydraulic lifting mechanism.
  • Fragmented padding, removable and lined in waterproof and resistant material.
  • With battery. Property that gives you autonomy.
  • They have side rails for the incorporation of accessories.

How should an operating table be used?

The proper use of the operating table is linked to the correct location of the patients on the table, which allows protecting the patient from vascular lesions, nerves and muscular tensions, this fact is very important within the pre and postoperative procedures, so in Kalstein we advise you to take into account the following aspects: operating table mechanics, correct body positions, knowing the protective measures, always keeping the appropriate equipment ready for the different positions required, and knowing how to use the equipment.

The access route chosen by the surgeon to perform the surgical procedure and the technique of administration of anesthesia must also be taken into account, in addition to the patient’s own factors such as age, weight, height, cardiopulmonary status and whether he suffered from previous illnesses. Kalstein’s operating tables are easy to operate, quickly set up and installed, and offer highly novel and versatile features, simplifying and making work more practical throughout the operating room.

How is an operating table composed?

An operating table is composed of a main platform, on which the patient can sit or lie down according to the need, and a central base that allows to adjust the height and inclination of the table. It has postural controls that allow to manipulate, flex or extend to the desired position. Some tables feature a metal cross bar or body lift between the two upper sections that can be raised during gallbladder or kidney interventions.

The operating tables are classified into universal operating tables and special operations tables, which in turn are classified into different models, depending on the medical specialties for which they are used. Universal operating tables are used for general, digestive and minor surgery. They are teams that support most cardiovascular, bladder, cosmetic surgery interventions, among others. Special operations tables are used for one or more medical specialties and are characterized by their specific configuration and accessories.

What do we offer you in Kalstein?

Kalstein is a company MANUFACTURER of medical and laboratory equipment of the highest quality and the best technology at the best prices in the market, so you can make your purchase confidently with us, knowing that you have the service and advice of a company specialized in the field and committed to innovation. This time we present our surgical table YR0215 It is an operating table with manual hydraulic control with a load capacity of 200 kg. It can be easily configured and positioned to meet all types of surgical operation needs. It also has the following characteristics:

  • The surgical table comes with a radio-transparent surface and is compatible with the C-arc.
  • Use comfortable pads that are easy to replace and clean.
  • The high performance hydraulic system is stable and ensures precise and quiet positioning.
  • The surgical table is highly maneuverable with two central brakes.
  • Easy position adjustment, through the controls below the section for the head.

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