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curette

 [ku-ret´]
1. a loop, ring, or spoon-shaped instrument, attached to a handle and having sharp or blunt edges; used to scrape tissue from a surface.
2. to remove growths or other material from the wall of a cavity or other surface, using a curette.

cu·rette

, curet (kyū-ret', kyū-ret'),
Instrument in the form of a loop, ring, or scoop with sharpened edges, attached to a rod-shaped handle, used for curettage.
[Fr.]

curette

also

curet

(kyo͝o-rĕt′)
n.
A surgical instrument shaped like a scoop or spoon, used to remove tissue or growths from a body cavity.

cu·rette

(kyūr-et')
Instrument in the form of a loop, ring, or scoop with sharpened edges attached to a rod-shaped handle, used for curettage.
[Fr.]

curette

A spoon-shaped instrument for performing CURETTAGE. The curette may vary in size from a tiny 2 mm spoon for scooping out meibomian cysts in eyelids, to a 2 cm instrument for general surgical use.

Curette

A small scoop-shaped surgical instrument that can be used to remove cerumen if irrigation does not work or cannot be used.

curette

small, sharp-edged, ring-shaped surgical instrument, for tissue/whole-lesion excision

cu·rette

, curet (kyūr-et')
Instrument in the form of a loop, ring, or scoop with sharpened edges, attached to a rod-shaped handle, used for curettage.
[Fr.]

curette,

n See curet.

curette, curet

1. a spoon-shaped instrument for cleansing a diseased surface.
2. to use a curette.

bone curette
there are a number of types, e.g. brun bone curette, nail-hole curette.
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The KYPHON Express Curette is designed to maximize control when scraping or scoring bone in the spine.
Gracey Curettes, a series of double-sided, area-specific instruments, are ideal for the successful removal of deposits from root surfaces.
Again, I find that a dull curette is helpful for capturing the retrieval device.
Vacuum curettage with a disposable flexible plastic curette and tissue trap (Vabra method and others) was used in 88% of the procedures and a rigid metal curette (Novak) was used in 12% of the remaining.
I learned how deep to go, how to feel with the curette and which way to scrape, how to have a firm hand on the patient and a soft hand on the curette, and certainly how to make sure the child was appropriately restrained.
This fluidjet powered tool combines the power of fluidjet technology with a unique curette design permitting surgeons to simultaneously cut, ablate, and remove hard or soft tissue - such as disc nucleus and endplate cartilage - quickly, safely and effectively, significantly reducing the need for additional instruments.
I place one hand on the uterine fundus and gently pass the curette into the cavity.
Years ago we would insert a metal Novak curette and connect it via tubing to a suction device.
The Langer 1/2 and Barnhart 5/6 universal curette designs join the universal Columbia 4R/4L, as well as the H6/7 and 204S sickle scaler designs.
Alonzo that having a large "banjo" curette available in all birth units provides a quick and effective tool for finding and removing retained placental products, which are a common cause of postpartum bleeding.
Curette until you can see the facial nerve and the origin of the stapes tendon and until you can achieve physical access to the stapes tendon near its origin.