rollerball electrode

rollerball electrode

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.