What are pituitary Rongeurs used for?
Pituitary rongeur used to remove disc and tissue in small spaces. Their features include: Used for straight, up, and down biting. Available in several jaw widths, including 2 mm, 3 mm, and 4 mm.
What are Kerrison Rongeurs used for?
Novo Surgical’s Ferris-Smith Kerrison Rongeur is a unique instrument designed for use in spinal surgeries. It is specifically crafted for use in removal of the posterior arch of the vertebrae by cutting through the laminae. It could also be used for hemi-laminectomy procedures.
What is a Kerrison?
Kerrison Rongeurs are used in the decompression surgery of spinal stenosis and decompression of the suprascapular nerve. Kerrison Rongeur number 1 or 2 is used to resect the suprascapular ligament. Also, it is a very beneficial instrument in cases where the ossified ligament is encountered.
How do you test for rongeurs?
Rongeurs of various types can be tested for sharpness by observing that their jaws cut cleanly through an index card. Pituitary rongeurs should make a firm and even imprint on the index card. Bone and pin cutters and nail nippers can be tested by confirming that ¾ of their blade cut cleanly through an index card.
What is Adnc?
A dilation and curettage, also called a D & C or D and C, is a minor surgery that involves dilating or opening the cervix. The cervix is the opening to your uterus or womb. After dilating your cervix, your doctor uses a spoon-shaped object called a curette to remove tissue from the inner lining of your uterus.
Is suction curettage painful?
The doctor usually opens the cervix (the opening to the uterus) first. The cervix is opened by putting in and taking out smooth metal rods that will carefully open the cervix the exact amount needed. Most women feel some pain during the procedure. The pain is like menstrual cramps, but can be stronger.