osteotome


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osteotome

 [os´te-o-tōm″]
a chisel-like knife for cutting bone.

os·te·o·tome

(os'tē-ō-tōm),
An instrument for use in cutting bone.
[osteo- + G. tomē, incision]

osteotome

/os·teo·tome/ (os´te-o-tōm″) a chisel-like knife for cutting bone.

osteotome

[os′tē·ətōm′]
Etymology: Gk, osteon + temnein, to cut
a surgical instrument for cutting through bone.

osteotome

Orthopedics A chisel-like bone cutter

os·te·o·tome

(os'tē-ō-tōm)
An instrument for use in cutting bone.
[osteo- + G. tomē, incision]

osteotome

A strong surgical chisel or other instrument used to cut bone.

os·te·o·tome

(os'tē-ō-tōm)
Surgical instrument for use in cutting bone.
[osteo- + G. tomē, incision]

osteotome (os´tēətōm´),

n a surgical tool used in procedures involving bone cutting or marking, including but not limited to tooth extraction.

osteotome

a chisel-like knife for cutting bone.

US Army osteotome
there are two versions of this heavy duty instrument, which resembles a standard cold chisel. In one the cutting edge is beveled on one side, in the other on both sides.
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The BoneScalpel is an ultrasonic osteotome (bone cutting and compression de vice) used for safe tissue selective bone dissection designed to encourage en bloc bone removal and refined osteotomies while sparing elastic soft tissue structures.
Caption: Figure 3 On table photographs showing: A, mass separated from underlying structures using an osteotome and B, intraoperative image after the entire mass was excised showing the femoral head.
The bony hump is then reduced in a standard fashion with a Rubin osteotome.
These results may be related to the unique combination of controlled delivery of an RF activated (very high viscosity) cement at a fixed flow rate after creation of multiple channels using the navigational osteotome that allows targeted cement delivery.
The Misonix BoneScalpel(TM) is a unique ultrasonic osteotome for tissue-selective bone dissection that encourages en-bloc bone removal and refined osteotomies while sparing elastic soft tissue structures such as important nerves and arteries.
A bone hook can be used to pull the shaft distally for gross reduction, and the pull sutures and an elevator or osteotome can be used to lever the humeral head.
The flaps were then pressed together for 30 seconds with an osteotome or other flat instrument.
The ultrasonic BoneScalpel allows me to perform precise bone cuts in the spine safely and efficiently without having to hit on an osteotome close to the spinal cord, and I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of reduced blood loss in my spinal deformity surgeries as compared to using traditional mechanical bone cutting instruments.
A flexible osteotome should be used to disrupt the proximal bone--portions interface--or, for cemented stems, the bone-cement interface.
The nasal septum is lifted off the maxillary crest and vomer with a fine chisel, and the lateral nasal wall is divided with an osteotome.
Contour, previously marketed as an osteotome, uses a movable, curved stylet to displace bone.