curved needle

curved needle

suture needle whose profile follows an arc; needle curvature is expressed numerically, e.g. a 2/3 needle is two-thirds of the circumference of a circle
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To have a system with a curved needle and unlimited access would make surgeries minimally invasive.
Sureja becomes first doctor in Virginia to use the Stryker TroFlex Curved Needle in Balloon Kyphoplasty.
The publication concluded that a nitinol-based curved needle delivery system with side holes such as C-Cath[sub.
Around the time the Buddha strode on this planet, in the sixth century BC, Susruta performed cataract surgeries in India with the help of a curved needle, anaesthetising his patients with an herbal drink.
He is credited with reviving cataract surgery through the cornea with a curved needle which he had invented.
The curved needle technique has previously been described in a coaxial configuration for use in CT-guided biopsy.
The technology of diagonal-elliptical needling makes felts using a curved needle board that enables the needles to penetrate the fabric diagonally at variable angles.
The invention's advantage, associates with curved needle which could be rotated 360(degree) multi-times, eases knot making, in addition to the articulated stitching head which provides significant handling advantages.
If the handle of the malleus projected into the perforation, a curved needle and cupped forceps were used to excise the periosteum on its lateral and medial surface to ensure a complete excision of squamous epithelium.
He then went on to claim he was moved to Auschwitz where Dr Mengele, the Nazi's `Angel of Death', injected his eyes with a long curved needle to change the colour from brown to blue.
If the seam is located close to the shoe toe, select the curved needle.