osteotome


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osteotome

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

a serrated instrument for bone surgery.
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Osteotome sinus floor elevation using Choukroun's platelet-rich fibrin as grafting material: a 1-year prospective pilot study with microthreaded implants.
An additional vertical incision parallel to the labial frenulum was performed, and the maxilla was separated by malleting a thin osteotome through the suture between the maxillary central incisors.
A bone hook was used to achieve gross reduction, and the pull sutures and an elevator or osteotome were used for finer reduction of the humeral head.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo as a complication of osteotome expansion of the maxillary alveolar ridge.
A window was opened by an osteotome or electric drill, with a size that ensured complete removal of tumor under the direct view.
The osteotomy was then carefully completed under fluoroscopic guidance, first using multiple k-wire holes to avoid saw necrosis along the osteotomy path, and completed with an osteotome. The DCS plate was then secured proximally over the lag screw, with an additional lag screw placed slightly inferiorly also across the nonunion site.
The implant osteotomy was prepared with the use of osteotome sinus floor elevation technique [18].
Osteotomy was performed with a small thin osteotome, leaving the most radial cortex of the osteotomy site intact.
After stabilization, a critical-size bone defect, measuring 10 mm, was created in the middle of femur shaft using an osteotome (Figure 1(b)).
Bilateral pterygomaxillary separation was performed by using a curved chisel osteotome, and lateral nasal osteotomies were performed by using guided chisel osteotomes.
AlGhamdi, "Management of combined ridge defect and osteotome sinus floor elevation with simultaneous implant placement--a 36-month follow-up case report," The Journal of Oral Implantology, vol.