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a thin straight surgical knife used in dissection and surgery

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Tanveer said Dohre and Naresh in September 2008 appeared before an expert committee of AIIMS where they didn't tell about the possibility of scalpel as murder weapon.
The nice thing about the scalpel is that it is a lot safer technique near delicate structures.
As a conclusion; we recommend to use harmonic scalpel for all the cardiac surgery training centers, during the preparation of the arterial graft because of its advantages over electrocautery such as less injury, causing less bleeding, shorter time for harvesting, using fewer hemoclips and allowing to work closely to the artery.
In conventional vasectomy, one or two incisions are made with a scalpel to reach the vas tubes, which are then cut and sealed to prevent sperm from entering the semen.
CUIJK, The Netherlands, October 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A new range of Diamond Cosmetic Scalpels manufactured by Element Six has been launched with the first sets of scalpels being delivered to one of the premier Dutch clinics for aesthetic surgery, Medisch Centrum Scheveningen.
Seven days after patients with a total of three grade 3 or 4 hemorrhoids underwent a hemorrhoidectomy in a single-blind, randomized trial, the median postoperative pain score (assessed pain with a visual analog score) for the 24 patients in the Ligasure group was significantly lower than that for 23 patients in the Harmonic Scalpel group (2.
You're always implying a kind of immediate collision, like a hand fingering a human skull or someone reaching for the scalpel in the operating room, but then you're also sort of imaging the, let's say, on-screen time in which that moment can get played over and over and over again, becoming mutated and ossified in the studio.
He became very offensive and produced the surgical scalpel in an attempt to gain further tickets.
The act of taking a scalpel to a frog or fetal pig has long been questioned by some students on ethical grounds.
SURGEONS using a new hitech scalpel can complete sixhour liver cancer operations in half the time.
A NEW state-of-the-art scalpel is being used at a Liverpool hospital.
In that case, the judges asked, "Can a physician change the gender of a person with a scalpel, drugs and counseling, or is a person's gender immutably fixed by our Creator at birth?
THE plastic surgery department at Nuneaton's George Eliot Hospital has been given a state-of-the art harmonic scalpel by the hospital's League of Friends.
One new technique: phacoemulsification, which uses tiny forceps and scalpel, microscopes, and ultrasound, vibrating sound waves above audible human frequency, that break up the cataract.
Gillian Dallow lost 11 pints of blood when a scalpel cut through one of her main arteries during a routine operation at Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield.