As I understand, and I am only a medical transcriber student, it is a hand rest for surgeons who want to eliminate hand tremor. Hand tremors may mean alot to the patient. And anything that will improve your chances in the surgery room for improved health, i am all for it.
It is a type of metal retractor used to keep the abdominal cavity open during surgery
Something used to pull an object away. In surgery, a retractor is used to pull skin and hold it away from the area being operated on, for instance.
The retractor is used orthopedic surgery to retract tissue from bone. Although now commonly called the US retractor, it was developed by military physicians for use in surgery to repair severe injuries sustained in training and combat.
This retractor is used in ortho surgery to retract tissue from bone. Common to the both major and minor orthopedic and general surgery trays. The name origin is difficult to say. Cheers.
it is a handheld instrument used to retract abdominal wall and other soft tissue during surgery.
it is a self retaining retractor, which is used to retract wound edges.
A volkman retractor is a type of tissue retractor used during ceritan surgeries to separate incised tissues. Google images it for pictures.
Mark S. Greenberg has written: 'Handbook of neurosurgery' -- subject(s): Surgery, Nervous system, Handbooks, manuals
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Jan Mikulicz-Radecki invented the deaver retractor. The deaver retractor is a medical device that was invented in the year of 1904.
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