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Knives, Surgical, Dura Mater

Definition : Surgical knives designed for cutting the dura mater. These knives consist of manual, handheld instruments, usually with a slender, straight, flat, or triangular handle and a flat cutting blade. These blades typically end in a sharp concave or hook-like shape at the distal tip. Dural knives are used mainly to incise the dura mater in neurosurgical procedures with minimum damage to the meninges.

Entry Terms : "Neurosurgery Vascular Knives" , "Dura Knives" , "Knives, Dural Hook" , "Neurosurgery Knives"

UMDC code : 12244

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