Curettes, Surgical, Nasal, Sinus
Definition : Surgical curettes designed for scraping and/or excising tissue from one of the paranasal sinuses. These curettes are typically slender, metal, handheld, manual instruments with the distal end finished in an appropriate shape (e.g., cup-, ring-, spoonlike) according to the procedure to be performed. Paranasal sinus curettes are available in a variety of shapes and sizes; dedicated instruments are available with appropriate characteristics (e.g., sharp, blunt, single- or double-ended) for each of the paranasal sinuses (i.e., frontal, sphenoidal, ethmoidal, maxillary).
Entry Terms : "Sphenoidal Sinus Curettes" , "Paranasal Sinus Surgery Curettes" , "Nasal Sinus Surgery Curettes" , "Frontal Sinus Curettes" , "Ethmoidal Sinus Curettes" , "Nasal Antrum Curettes"
UMDC code : 21355