microdebrider

microdebrider

(mī″krō-dĕ-brēd′ĕr)
An electromechanical cutting instrument used in endoscopic surgeries to remove tissues with a series of rotating blades and a suction device. This tool is often used in sinus and endobronchial procedures and other applications in which healthy tissues need to be spared while navigating inflamed or cancerous lesions.
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Small or isolated polyps can often be completely removed using a small mechanical suction device or a microdebrider - an instrument that cuts and extracts soft tissue.
Tenders are invited for microdebrider with sinus shaver blade and mastoid drills
B: The anterior left concha bullosa is entered with a microdebrider.
The part of the mucocele drooping from the middle meatus was cut with a hook knife and the incision edges were expanded using a microdebrider.
In this approach, the marsupialization of the cyst with the use of a 70-degree endoscope and an angled microdebrider causes less bleeding and less trauma to the surrounding tissue.
7] Microdebrider & diode laser can also be used as advanced endoscopic surgery techniques but histopathological evaluation will be incomplete due to tissue destruction.
Microdebrider on the other hand allows precise and incremental tissue removal as well as reduction of turbinatebone with preservation of nasal mucosa8,9.
7) Microdebrider excision uses a blade and suction apparatus to remove lesions.
Ferrari will lead the company in commercialisation of the FDA-cleared PolypVac Microdebrider, an innovative hand-held device designed to remove polyps during a routine physician office visit.
The investigators concluded that "the demonstrated advantage of PIT over BDT, namely less post-tonsillectomy bleeding and therefore readmission, more than compensates for the additional costs of microdebrider instruments and initially lengthier operative times, making it a better choice for both the clinician and patient.
For example, a microdebrider for surgeons operating on sinuses features an ergonomic handpiece with a grip molded from a TPE, which provides biomechanical control throughout all orientations of use.
One new technique employs the use of a microdebrider, a high-speed device inserted through a small hole in the nose, that shaves bone and/or tissue from the turbinates.