periosteal elevator


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per·i·os·te·al el·e·va·tor

an instrument used for separating the periosteum from the bone.
Synonym(s): rugine (1)
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per·i·os·te·al el·e·va·tor

(per'ē-os'tē-ăl el'ĕ-vā-tŏr)
An instrument used for separating the periosteum from the bone.
Synonym(s): rugine (1) .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

per·i·os·te·al el·e·va·tor

(per'ē-os'tē-ăl el'ĕ-vā-tŏr)
A surgical instrument used to reflect the attached periosteum from the underlying alveolar bone.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Periosteal elevators are used to elevate the periosteum and create a pericranial flap that extends to the supraorbital rim to be used if needed.
Using a #15 blade, incision was made and a full thickness flap was reflected with the help of a periosteal elevator. A slight elevation was evident on the palate near the midline.
An extra-periosteal or subcutaneous tunnel was created along the medial aspect of the tibia by blunt dissection using a large Bristow or a periosteal elevator. The contoured plate could then be advanced directly beneath the soft tissue.
A full thickness mucoperiosteal flap was raised with Molt periosteal elevator. The flap and tongue were retracted with Lacs tongue depressor.