curette


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a surgical instrument shaped like a scoop to remove tissue from a bodily cavity

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This was closely followed by periodontology department in which the most common cause was the use of sharp curettes and inadequate technique/inexperience during manual scaling.
The use of an ear curette to retract the upper lateral cartilage during an evaluation can be uncomfortable for the patient.
Curettage and electrodesiccation is a process that removes the lesion by scraping it with a curette. Shave removal involves shaving the lesion, and a scalpel is used to obtain a biopsy for testing.
Gynetics also markets the GynoSampler Endometrial Curette, an endometrial sampling device used by physicians.
11 scalpel (blade in proper skin-line orientation) to lance the zits and an ear curette to remove the contents.
CHICAGO (June 30, 2016) -- Hu-Friedy, a global leader in the manufacturing of dental instruments and products, today announced the addition of Gracey Curette designs to its line of EverEdge 2.0 hand instruments designed to help clinicians achieve the best clinical outcomes.
After the ObGyn performed a manual exploration and curette procedure, uterine scar rupture was ruled out and the patient was treated for uterine atony.
Reducing a nursemaid's elbow and painlessly extracting a huge cerumen plug with an ear curette are right at the top of my professional moments.
I then feed a small dull curette into the paravaginal space with my finger and slip it over the cannula, and my assistant carefully removes the guide.
The Spectrum Curette Storage Rack has been designed to protect and store a complete set of twelve Bruns curettes.
Her buccal mucosa was anesthetized, and a gravid female nematode was removed using a small spoon curette (Clin.
I used the biggest Fox curette I could find and got down to the base of the lesion."
There are many ways to try and remove the wax -- drops, flushing with water or peroxide, using a WaterPik, or, as a last resort, using an instrument called an ear curette to scrape the wax out.
The intrauterine curette was invented in 1843 and shortly thereafter declared too dangerous for practical use.