Low-Voltage Tissue Treatment System

October 11, 2006 7:09 am | Gyrus Acmi | Product Releases | Comments

The PK™ Technology platform allows surgeons to perform a wide range of tissue treatment procedures with maximum precision and safety. The system provides low-voltage RF energy to resect rapidly at low temperatures and with minimal thermal spread, virtually eliminating charring. It also combines the safety of saline with “seal-as-you-cut” tissue resection and vaporization for treatment of BPH and bladder tumors.

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Smoke Evacuator for Laparoscopy

September 13, 2006 12:32 pm | Buffalo Filter | Product Releases | Comments

LapEvac™ is a newly patented solution for laparoscopic surgery that helps reduce many of the risks associated with poor vision and loss of distension due to smoke and efforts to clear smoke from the patient’s cavity. LapEvac is a disposable, battery powered smoke evacuator that creates a closed loop to filter and re-circulate gas into the peritoneal cavity.

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Electrosurgical Coagulator

July 12, 2006 10:49 am | Kirwan Surgical Products Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Aura™ Plus 70-watt irrigating bipolar electrosurgical coagulator features an LCD touch screen that can be intensified or reduced for optimal viewing. The touch-pad controls complement the unit allowing the user to easily adjust settings. The output level is displayed in both watts and Malis™ units with power settings ranging from 0-70 watts.

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Multipurpose Electrosurgical Generator

June 15, 2006 5:41 am | Dre, Inc. - Medical And Surgical Equipment | Product Releases | Comments

The ASG-120 is a multipurpose electrosurgical generator for use in the modern physician’s office and surgi-center. It features both monopolar and bipolar functions to satisfy all surgical demands with safety, flexibility, reliability, and convenience. The ASG-120 features cut, blend, coagulation, fulguration, and bipolar modes.

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Active Electrode Monitoring Products

June 15, 2006 5:41 am | Encision Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Encision offers Active Electrode Monitoring (AEM®), which continuously monitors instruments during surgery, eliminating the risk of stray energy burns caused by insulation failure and capacitive coupling. Encision’s instruments are dually insulated. If insulation is damaged, the AEM Monitor will sound an alarm.

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Bipolar Hemostasis Probe

June 15, 2006 5:41 am | Olympus | Product Releases | Comments

The single-use SolarProbe provides bipolar hemostasis for even coagulation and minimized tissue adhesion. Made from silver to provide greater conductivity, the probe is bullet-tipped, maintaining even surface contact and balanced coagulation. Its hydrophilic coating and electrode pairing help minimize tissue adhesion during procedures, while its stiff shaft optimizes tamponade and reduces kinking.

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Digital Electrosurgical Generator

June 15, 2006 5:41 am | Bovie Medical Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The Bovie® IDS Series of innovative electrosurgical generators features fully digital implementation making it suited to the modern OR and surgical outpatient center. The Bovie IDS units are easy-to-handle yet capable of covering a whole spectrum of electrosurgical interventions. Monopolar and bipolar functions satisfy all surgical demands with maximum safety and a user-friendly interface.

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Surgical Smoke Evacuation System

June 15, 2006 5:41 am | Quanta Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

The QuantaVac Harmony II Smoke Evacuation System protects patients and operating room personnel from hazardous smoke plume generated from the use of lasers, electrosurgical devices, and other advanced surgical instruments. This system incorporates state-of-the-art RFID (radio frequency identification) communications technology which receives data about the filter status and usage history, insuring that users get the longest possible life and value out of each filter.

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Radiofrequency Ablation System

June 15, 2006 5:41 am | Valleylab | Product Releases | Comments

The Cool-tip™ RF ablation system is intended for use in ablating non-resectable liver tumors, providing a minimally invasive alternative for patients with hepatic cancer who are not ideal surgical candidates or are otherwise unable to be successfully treated with other methods. This system works by combining a radiofrequency generator with a 17-gauge internally cooled needle electrode to deliver therapeutic energy directly to the tumor.

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Endoscopic Ablation System

June 15, 2006 5:35 am | Barrx Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The HALO 90 System is designed for coagulation of sites in the gastrointestinal tract, including the treatment of Barrett's esophagus. Barrett's is a pre-cancerous condition of the esophagus often caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease. The HALO 90 System is can be used independently or in conjunction with the commercially available HALO 360 System, a balloon-based endoscopic ablation system for treating larger, circumferential areas of Barrett's esophagus.

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Remote Activated Smoke Evacuator

February 10, 2006 7:07 am | Buffalo Filter | Product Releases | Comments

Buffalo Filter’s Remote Switch Activator (RSA) works with its PlumeSafe smoke evacuation systems to turn the smoke evacuator on/off in unison with the user’s electrosurgical generator. This eliminates the need for users to worry about conserving filter life without having to constantly turn the smoke evacuator on/off manually.

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High Frequency Electrosurgical Generator

February 10, 2006 7:07 am | Shippert Medical Technologies Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The Aaron 3250 is a 300 Watt, multipurpose electrosurgical generator versatile enough for use in modern ORs and surgi-centers. It features monopolar and bipolar functions, and the Bovie digital technology enables two cut modes and ten different blend settings. The 3250 has ten presets, and is designed for safety with self-test circuits, audible tones, discreet outputs, and isolated output circuitry.

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Complete Electrosurgical System

November 11, 2005 5:28 am | Megadyne Medical Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Preset power mode settings, large displays and push button controls make MEGADYNE’s MEGA Power™ Electrosurgical Generator easy and intuitive to use. The Mega Power features an advanced cutting effect (ACE) mode for scalpel-like cutting and reduced scarring, and Constant Control Technology™ that automatically adjusts power as tissue types change for the best tissue effect at the lowest possible settings.

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Hysterectomy Instruments

July 19, 2005 5:24 am | Miltex, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Z-Type Scissors and Forceps are ideal for clamping and cutting Parametrium and Uterine tissue during vaginal or abdominal hysterectomy procedures. The Z-Type Forceps have a special jaw profile with longitudinal grooves and tip serrations which gently hold the Parametrium tissue in a non-crushing, yet firm grasp.


Electrosurgery: Still Sparking New Technology

April 13, 2005 7:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

     Looking back over the innovative surgical developments of the last century, electrosurgery is kind of old hat. With minimally invasive surgery, laser surgery, and a slough of specialty procedures coming into play in just the past decade or so, electrosurgery, with its first introduction nearly 80 years ago, hardly seems like an emerging technological field.

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