Chisels, Surgical, Bone, Outgrowth, Microsurgery
Definition : Bone surgical chisels designed to excise bone outgrowths (i.e., osteophytes) during microsurgical procedures. These chisels are typically a small handheld, manual instrument including a straight or slightly curved flat blade with a one-sided beveled cutting edge and a knurled handle. Bone outgrowth microsurgical chisels are mainly used in delicate neurosurgical procedures of the spine, including lumbar discectomy.
Entry Terms : "Microsurgery Chisels, Bone Outgrowth"
UMDC code : 21031