Knives, Surgical, Multipurpose, Scalpel

Definition : Multipurpose small surgical knives designed to cut or dissect tissue. These scalpels may consist of manual, handheld knives with a straight handle and an integral blade with a sharp convex edge. They are available as reusable or single-use instruments. Scalpels may also consist of a combination of a reusable handle and a detachable single-use or reusable blade placed at the distal end. Multipurpose scalpels are used in general, plastic, and in a variety of other types of surgical procedures. Dedicated scalpels intended for microsurgical procedures are also available.

Entry Terms : "Knives, Scalpel" , "Multipurpose Scalpels" , "Knives, Surgical, Multipurpose" , "Scalpels"

UMDC code : 12252

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