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retractor

[ri′trak·tər]
(anatomy)
A muscle that draws a limb or other body part toward the body.
(medicine)
A clawlike instrument for holding tissues away from the surgical field.
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The arm is again adducted and extended, while the spiked Hohmann retractors are used to retract the margins of the rotator interval.
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Keywords: Parathyroid retractor, Innovation, Parathyroid gland.
Had the retractor blades been entirely radiolucent, though, the doctor would not be able to confirm in a radiograph that the instrument was positioned correctly.
4 Penile retractor Penile retractor originates originates independently and to contiguously with the left of the common tentacle origin of the retractors tentacle retractors.
Unfortunately, that places the retractor too close to the ramp.
Retractor Takes Advantage of Properties of Two Resin Materials
PHYSICIAN'S DEFENSE The retractors were used properly; they were periodically shifted to gain better exposure to the surgical area.
The added space ensures that the gag retractor and the mouth of the patient line up, making the surgery easier and mere comfortable for both patients and doctors.
There are many types of self-retaining surgical retractors, and we all tend to have our favorites.
When the tray is turned over, recesses on the bottom accommodate the safe passing and picking up of curved suture needles, loaded in a variety of needle holders, as well as forceps, straight suture needles, port trocars, forceps, ampules and syringes, rake and claw retractors, and more.