surgical splint

sur·gi·cal splint

general term for a device used to maintain tissues in a new position following surgery.

sur·gi·cal splint

(sŭr'ji-kăl splint)
General term for a device used to maintain tissues in a new position following surgery.

sur·gi·cal splint

(sŭr'ji-kăl splint)
General term for device used to maintain tissues in a new position following surgery.
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It was often not possible to open the mouth due to trismus, surgical splints or the destructive nature of the injury, and in those cases, a nasal catheter was passed blindly through the nose into the pharynx.
The company will use the VSP(r) System technology initially in products such as VSP(r) Orthognathics - Applying virtual surgical planning and CAD/CAM surgical splints to the area of orthognathic surgery, and VSP(r) Reconstruction - Applying virtual surgical planning to the reconstruction of the mandible or maxilla using vascularised grafts from other areas of the body.