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Punches, Surgical, Bone

Definition : Surgical punches designed to excise a segment (frequently in the form of a disc) of hard tissue from a bone or a donor bone graft during surgical procedures. These punches are typically handheld, manual instruments with a movable, sharp, hollow tube at the distal end and a handle (sometimes configured for mallet striking). Dedicated surgical bone punches are available in several sizes and with a variety of distal end shapes (e.g., round, half round, oval) intended for specific bones and/or bone grafts; these punches are larger and sturdier than bone biopsy punches.

Entry Terms : "Bone Surgery Punches" , "Bone Punches" , "Punches, Bone"

UMDC code : 22701


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