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A rongeur is a strongly constructed instrument with a sharp-edged, scoop-shaped tip, used for gouging out bone. Rongeur is a French word that means rodent or 'gnawer'.

A rongeur can be used to open a window in bone, often in the skull. It is used in neurosurgery, podiatric surgery, and orthopedic surgery to expose areas for operation.

Stille-Luer Horsley rongeur

Leksell rongeur

The Stille-Luer Horsley and Leksell rongeur point straight from the handle, while the duckbill points to the side.

Echlin Duckbill rongeur

Ruskin Duckbill Rongeur

Kerrison rongeur

Pituitary rongeur

Peapod pituitary rongeur

Micro straight pituitary rongeur

Casper serrated pituitary rongeur

Micro Williams pituitary rongeur

rongeur.txt · Last modified: 2019/04/07 13:26 by administrador