osteotome

(redirected from osteotomes)
Also found in: Medical.
Related to osteotomes: osteomas

osteotome

(ˈɒstɪəˌtəʊm)
n
(Surgery) a surgical instrument for cutting bone, usually a special chisel

osteotome

a serrated instrument for bone surgery.
See also: Surgery
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The addition of the Vitality+ PSO system provides an extensive array of intuitive instruments for complex osteotomy procedures, including specially designed curettes, osteotomes, soft tissue manipulators and nerve root retractors.
Comparison of four different types of osteotomes for lateral osteotomy: A cadaver study.
Muscles were stripped sub-periosteally from the ilium, and the cortico-cancellous block of length 4 cm was harvested by using osteotomes (Figure 6).
For femoral preparation, offset box osteotomes and broach handles allow for greater ease in broaching and step placement.
Aesthetic enhancement of anterior dental implants with the use of tapered osteotomes a nd soft-tissue manipulation, Dent Surg Products 1998;6-7:28.
Phillips and Biant (Phillips and Biant 2011) note Plaster of Paris is still utilised regularly, and the design of the Thomas splint and a number of instruments such as saws, bone nibblers and osteotomes have changed little since their inception.
The design of osteotomes as we know them today dates back to the 17th or 18th century.
Resection was carried out in a piecemeal fashion, with osteotomes and curettage.
400 Series Stainless (Martensitic): Better suited for applications that require strength and sharp cutting edges clamps, forceps, needle holders, scissors, rongeurs, needles, osteotomes and chisels.
Cement removal usually involves curettage through the use of flexible and narrow osteotomes, chisels, high-speed burs and reamers.
Applications include components for implantable devices, bone screws, bone saws, osteotomes, impactors, patella reamers and other orthopedic and spinal instrumentation.
The colour coded diagrams of dermatomes, osteotomes and peripheral nerve distribution are excellent.