Definition of atraumatic in English:


Syllabification: a·trau·mat·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌātrəˈmatik, ˌātrou-, ˌātrô-


  • (Of a medical or surgical procedure) causing minimal tissue injury.
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    • Although it is a relatively atraumatic procedure, various histologic alterations have been observed in various tissues.
    • The need for medical interventions was also reduced with atraumatic needles: one intervention was avoided for every three patients undergoing lumbar puncture
    • New laparoscopic instruments, such as the ultrasonic dissector and atraumatic grasper, may make minimally invasive procedures feasible for more patients.

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