Knives, Surgical, Throat
Definition : Surgical knives designed to cut the anatomical structures of the throat. These devices consist of manual handheld instruments that usually have a sturdy, straight handle and a long, wide blade with a sharp cutting edge at the distal end. Throat surgery knives are used in a variety of surgical procedures; dedicated throat knives intended to cut the tonsils (i.e., tonsillectomy), incision of the larynx (i.e., laryngotomy), and to resect small tumors are also available.
Entry Terms : "Throat Surgery Knives" , "Knives, ENT" , "ENT Knives" , "Knives, Otorhinolaryngology" , "Otorhinolaryngology Knives"
UMDC code : 27579