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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Our aim for this study was to evaluate and compare the clinical outcomes in patients who underwent lateral osteotomy with a Piezosurgery device or a conventional osteotome in open-technique rhinoplasty.
8) Once the osteotomy is carried out by mean of a sagittal saw from lateral to medial and completed with an osteotome, the posterior tuberosity is shifted medially, paying attention to maintain a vertical heel during the maneuver to avoid an iatrogenic resultant varus deformity.
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].
Cutting the bone in a distal direction may inadvertently lead the osteotome too deep laterally into the navicular.
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 osteotomy was carried out under direct vision using a wide osteotome using power saw.
Then, using an osteotome or an oscillating saw, the outer cortex was cut and lifted, hammering slightly from the periphery towards the center (Figures 2 and 3).