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Electrodes, Electrosurgical, Active, Hand-Controlled, Smoke Evacuation

Definition : Active electrosurgical electrodes controlled by a hand switch designed to deliver radiofrequency (RF) electric current to the body tissues. These units also include a suction wand that captures the smoke plume during the surgical procedure. These electrodes deliver the RF energy received through insulated cables from a RF generator located in the electrosurgical unit; they are usually a component of a handpiece or surgical instrument (for monopolar and bipolar units respectively) that is manipulated by the surgeon; the handpiece also includes a hand switch that allows its operation by the surgeon. Smoke evacuation active electrosurgical electrodes may apply monopolar or bipolar current; they are mostly used in procedures intended to cut tissues, stop bleeding, and/or for tissue fusion.

Entry Terms : "Smoke Evacuation Pencils"

UMDC code : 19327

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Cameron-Miller Inc

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Eclipse Aesthetics LLC

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MegaDyne Medical Products Inc

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The electrosurgical products company was founded in 1985 with the launch of the E-Z Clean line of non-stick, eschar-resistant, PTFE-coated electrodes and is the recognized authority on non-stick electrosurgical electrodes.

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