And the use of the trephine, where the affected side can be distinguished.
He had been searching for two hours when he found the trephine.
A trephine is just like a corkscrew, only in place of the screw you have a cup of steel.
From Celsus too we learn that the trephine was driven by a thong.
Hippocrates, we have seen, uses the words and to denote the trephine.
The Latin term for the trephine, modiolus, has the same meaning.
The galvano-cautery, trephine, and spokeshave should be avoided.
The suffusion of the brain will increase quickly, so we must trephine at once or it may be too late.
The case had almost to a certainty been smashed to pieces; still, there was a chance that the trephine had escaped injury.
If a fracture is found the surgeon should trephine so as to relieve the brain of any pressure of blood that might be affecting it.