bucket handle

bucket handle

a term used to describe a form of injury, e.g. meniscal tears, or surgical technique that creates and utilizes a band of tissue, e.g. repair of eyelid defects and covering of corneal lesions.

bucket handle flap
see cross-lid flap.
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That Sinking Feeling: Zip-tie two 4-ounce slip sinkers to your bucket handle for an easier time filling it from a pier or bridge.
I saw specialist orthopaedic surgeon Nikhil Pradhan at Spire Cheshire Hospital, Warrington, who diagnosed a bucket handle tear to the cartilage in my right knee.
There were 5 (19%) bucket handle tears and 3 (11%) horizontal tears, which were identified on MRI and all of these tears were confirmed on arthroscopy.
Modal type of meniscal tear was Bucket handle 42(70%).
Its upper side was folded to the intercondylar notch behaving as a bucket handle tear (Figure 2).
Byrne had a scan and, a couple of days later, he went under the knife to have cartilage removed after a bucket handle tear was diagnosed.
But an MRI revealed a bucket handle tear of the medial meniscus, and surgery to remove the medial meniscus would salvage most of Lepley's season.
There are two preferred finishes to pointing, the bucket handle joint and the struck joint.
A diaphyseal (midshaft) fracture in a child less than 3 years old is suspect, and metaphysical or epiphyseal fractures beyond the newborn period (also called corner fractures or bucket handle fractures) are virtually diagnostic of abuse.
A diaphyseal (midshaft) fracture in a child less than 3 years old is suspect, and metaphyseal or epiphyseal fractures beyond the newborn period (also called corner fractures or bucket handle fractures) are virtually diagnostic of abuse.
One day I got some Tubigrip, you use it to cover corns and it's skin coloured, and carved it into shape and put it in specimen jar then Proc -totally dead-pan -told Parky I'd had to have my bucket handle removed and may have to quit.