The Misonix Bone Scalpel uses Ultrasonic Frequency Waves (22,500/sec) to cut through bone just as a scalpel would cut through soft tissue. This instrument is used mainly in spine surgery, yet can be used in other specialities as well. The bone scalpel cuts through bone without injuring the soft tissue that is in close proximity, such as vessels & nerves.
– Metal Anti-Rotation Plate
– Metal Wrench
– Black Sleeve
– Metal Extension Tip
– Metal Blunt Blade
– Silicone Sleeve
– Irrigation tubing (not shown)
Assemble the Blunt Bade onto the Extension Tip
Screw Extension Tip Assembly to the handpiece
The handpiece will then be put into the anti-rotation plate as shown on the metal plate
The handpiece will securely fit into the plate find the 2 flat sides & slide handpiece into the plate
Take the wrench & tighten counter clockwise
Next use the same wrench & tighten the blade onto the extension tip. There will be a tightening sound
The Blade will be properly tightened when the cutout line on the blade is within the laser etched black area of the Extension Tip
After all the tightening is done screw the probe cover onto the handpiece
The Silicone Sleeve will be placed over the Blade & Extension Tip connection
Attach the irrigation tubing to the back end of the handpiece.
To decrease cord madness steri-strip the irrigation tubing & handpiece cord together.
Here is a video of the assembly of the Misonix Bone Scalpel