osteotome

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osteotome

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

osteotome

a serrated instrument for bone surgery.
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With progressive external rotation, additional osteophytes and capsule can be resected utilizing electrocautery, rongeur, and small curved osteotomes.
Bone levers, Retractors, Elevators, Osteotomes, chisels, bone holding
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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.
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.
An anterior osteotomy was made with a 701 fissure bur and completed with fine osteotomes to avoid disruption of the lingual mucosa (Figure 3).
RF-TVA incorporates the use of navigational osteotomes for controlled cavity creation and RF energy to enhance the polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) bone cement into an ultra-high viscosity state, which allows for longer working times and controlled delivery into the vertebral body.
The authors concluded that use of the ultrasonic BoneScalpel to perform the bone cuts associated with facetectomies and apical Ponte-type posterior releases resulted in significantly less bleeding compared with cuts made with standard osteotomes and rongeurs, limiting overall blood loss by 30 to 40%.
Multiple large curved osteotomes are placed laterally.