Kerrison rongeur

Kerrison rongeur

a double action instrument used in neurosurgery.
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2) Taking care not to traumatize the neurovascular bundle, we placed a 2-mm Kerrison rongeur into the sphenopalatine foramen and removed the thick palatine bone that made up the anterior aspect of the foramen and the posteromedial aspect of the maxillary sinus.
It is very difficult to clean complex instrumentation or items that can't be disassembled for cleaning such as first generation laparoscopic instruments and some kerrison rongeurs.