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Chisels, Surgical

Definition : Chisels designed to cut and shape hard tissue (e.g., bone, cartilage) during surgical procedures. These chisels typically consist of a handheld, manual flat-blade instrument with a cutting edge that is beveled on one side at the distal end and a handle. Dedicated surgical chisels are available in a variety of shapes and sizes according to the procedure to be performed; they are used in orthopedic, plastic, middle-ear, and other surgical procedures.

Entry Terms : "Surgical Chisels"

UMDC code : 21026

   

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