Crtuchfield tongs is an instrument that is attached to the skull to extend the head and neck of patients with fractured cervical vertebrae for the purpose of immobilizing and aligning the vertebrae. The tongs applied by is inserting tips of the tongs into small burr holes drilled in each parietal region of the skull.« Back to Glossary Index
About Dr Arun Pal Singh
Arun Pal Singh is an orthopedic and trauma surgeon, founder and chief editor of this website. He works in Kanwar Hospital, Hajipur, Hoshiarpur, Punjab.
This website is an effort to educate and support people and medical personnel on orthopedic issues and musculoskeletal health.