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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This is achieved irrespective of where the bucket handle is located: it is lifted before the buckets are separated.
He grabbed it and put his arm through the bucket handle.
The type III lesion (9%) is a bucket handle tear of the superior labrum, with the remaining portions of the labrum and biceps anchor remaining firmly attached.
Connect the air line to the bucket handle with a wire tie.
Move the bucket handle to the upright position; begin planting.
The strike followed Brady's transfer to a new ward at the secure hospital after a knife fashioned out of a bucket handle was found taped to the bottom of a sink.
None of the doctors were aware that bucket handle fractures can also be caused when lymphoma weakens the bones.
The star senior forward, who went down with a knee injury in practice last week, was diagnosed with a bucket handle tear of the medial meniscus in her left knee.
Jeremy Ford, representing Mr Stainthorpe at Teesside Crown Court yesterday, said a fall from a ledge in the company's mine left his client with a bucket handle tear to the knee.
His hunger strike was triggered last September after he was forced to change wards, when a knife fashioned out of a bucket handle was found under a sink.
Brady's hunger strike was triggered after nurses found a knife made out of a bucket handle taped under a sink on a ward.
Two weeks before his ward move, a metal bucket handle, that could have been used as a weapon, was found taped beneath a sink in the laundry of Jade ward.