The evolutionary state of electrosurgery: Where are we now?

Arnold P. Advincula, Karen Wang

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Abstract

Current evidence demonstrates the effectiveness and safety of electrosurgical devices in gynecologic surgery. Technology has evolved to allow vessel sealing capability through various instruments. Critical to the successful use of these advanced electrosurgical devices is a thorough understanding of their individual differences and nuances in order to obtain the desired tissue effects. Further studies are needed to determine the most appropriate applications and surgical procedures for these devices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)353-358
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume20
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Bipolar
  • Electrosurgery
  • Hemostasis
  • Monopolar

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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