Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.
You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
15:08 Feb 21, 2009
This question was closed without grading. Reason: Answer found elsewhere
English to German translations [PRO] Medical - Medical (general) / Orthopädie
English term or phrase:bone tamp
Chirurgische Technik beim Entfernen von Prothesenkomponenten am Knie (Revisionschirurgie, Knie-Totalendoprothesen):
If required, the gigli saw can also be inserted behind the posterior flanges of the femoral component and pulled distally and then anteriorly.
Finally, a **bone tamp** (or extraction tool, if available) is placed against the edge of the prosthetic component and tapped with a mallet to complete the removal of the component from the distal femur.