Rollerball electrode | definition of rollerball electrode by Medical dictionary
a ball electrode that rolls like a paint roller over surface tissue, cauterizing it; used in endometrial ablation.
roll·er·ball e·lec·trode (rōl'ĕr-bawl ĕ-lek'trōd)
A device that rolls like a paint roller over surface tissue, cauterizing it; used in endometrial ablation.
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One significant observations was that the rollerball electrode
was repidly covered with coagulated tissue when using the cut waveform," he added.
Select a series of patients "randomized" to hysteroscopic ablation using a rollerball electrode
The disposable electrodes, which foster more rapid removal of fibroids and the endometrial lining than current cutting loops and rollerball electrodes
, are compatible with existing surgical systems, and thus do not require new capital equipment or further training for surgeons familiar with the technique.