surgical knife

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Noun1.surgical knife - a very sharp knife used in surgerysurgical knife - a very sharp knife used in surgery  
catling - a long double-edged knife used for amputations
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
lancet, lance - a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions
scalpel - a thin straight surgical knife used in dissection and surgery
surgical instrument - a medical instrument used in surgery
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When we use one surgical knife for all the initiates, the risk of infection rises and that puts their lives in danger," Lenolkulal said.
Backed by the need for robust technological excellence in electrosurgery devices, leading technology behemoth Olympus has recently unrolled its new surgical knife, DualKnife J which is an endoscopic submucosal dissection knife for enhanced ESD outcome.
According to the report, the weapon could make a hole through the body if fired long, just like cutting through a surgical knife. However, it is worth noting it won't cause complete inflammation until the targeted individual in question is wearing something that could easily be ignited.
"The surgeon said it was one of the most incredible things he had seen in terms of the bite has gone straight through my hand, but hasn't hit any tendons or ligaments, it is almost as if it is has gone through with a surgical knife.
Percutaneous tenotomy by surgical knife is widely use all over across the world but recently new technique by using wide bore surgical neddle is increasingly used in the last decade which was first described by Minkowitz et al.
Rishikesh Police's kotwal Arjun Singh Rawat said, "We found a suicide note and multiple injuries by a surgical knife on her arm, which indicates that the girl had made multiple attempts to commit suicide." The police said on June 24 that Yukti's roommate found the door of her room locked.
The area was shaved using a surgical knife before epidural anaesthesia.