Awls, Bone, Sternum
Definition : Awls designed for piercing small holes on the sternum. They are typically handheld, manual instruments with a slender, straight or curved, and frequently grooved working blade and a sturdy handle that is an integral part or attached to the working blade. Sternum awls are used mainly to make appropriate holes for sternum closure (e.g., suturing) procedures.
Entry Terms : "Sternal Bone Awls" , "Sternum Awls"
UMDC code : 20990