osteotome


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osteotome

 [os´te-o-tōm″]
a chisel-like knife for cutting bone.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

os·te·o·tome

(os'tē-ō-tōm),
An instrument for use in cutting bone.
[osteo- + G. tomē, incision]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

osteotome

Orthopedics A chisel-like bone cutter
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

os·te·o·tome

(os'tē-ō-tōm)
An instrument for use in cutting bone.
[osteo- + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

osteotome

A strong surgical chisel or other instrument used to cut bone.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

os·te·o·tome

(os'tē-ō-tōm)
Surgical instrument for use in cutting bone.
[osteo- + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Mellado et al., "The bone-added osteotome sinus floor elevation technique: multicenter retrospective report of consecutively treated patients," International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, vol.
Bone cutting was then gradually performed with a small osteotome, with pushing performed by hand.
Osteotome was then used to resect the posterosuperior calcaneal prominence.
It was only possible to do so later on when the sequester was well demarcated and easy to remove with the osteotome.
Maxillary sinus floor augmentation: comparing osteotome with lateral window immediate and delayed implant placements.
Because of the size of the tumor, it was divided into two parts with rotary instrument and osteotome and then each part was removed separately [Fig 2].
If still prominent, the medial portion of the tuberosity of the navicular is removed using an osteotome, working in a proximal direction (Fig.
A mucoperiosteal Veau's flap was raised along the previous scar lines up to the point of exit of the greater palatine artery from its foramen, clearing all soft tissue attachments and,at times,removing a small piece of bone from the edge of the foramen with a small osteotome,to get a few extra millimeters of mobility (Figure-3).
The eagle was anesthetized, and the mass was excised completely with an osteotome. The mass was joined to the ulna by a thin ossified pedicle and was noted to have firm cortices with an intramedullary cavity (Fig 3).