Idea Exchange: Sterilize small items in cassettes Jan 01, 2011 By dvm360.com staff VETERINARY MEDICINE We use biopsy cassettes to sterilize small orthopedic items (e.g. washers, locking plugs). The cassettes are gas permeable and help us keep from misplacing the small items or dropping them when opening the pouches or packs. Danielle Keaney, LVT Las Vegas, Nev. Related linksRead more Idea Exchange tipsIdea Exchange: Microwave sterilizer bags aren't just for baby bottles Hot topics on dvm3605 ways to wow pet owners (and pets) 10 steps to take when a practice owner dies dvm360 sits down with Dr. Pol Ack! How do you spell that again? "Best. Veterinary Practice. EVER."