Padgett dermatome
an instrument for rapid cutting of split-thickness skin grafts of any desired thickness.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Padgett dermatome — Pad·gett dermatome (pajґət) [Earl Calvin Padgett, American surgeon, 1893–1946] see under dermatome …   Medical dictionary

  • Dermatome (instrument) — For other uses, see Dermatome (disambiguation). Diagram of a dermatome A dermatome is a surgical instrument used to produce thin slices of skin from a donor area, in order to use them for making skin grafts. One of its main applications is for… …   Wikipedia

  • Castroviejo dermatome — an electric dermatome used for cutting mucous membrane grafts for the treatment of eyelid and socket deformities and as an adjunct in the removal of tattoos after the initial excision has been done using either the Brown or Padgett dermatomes. It …   Medical dictionary

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