stray energy


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stray energy

Electricity or heat accidentally released during electrosurgery into tissues that were not targeted for cautery or cutting.
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Benefits: Every ninety minutes in the United States, a patient is severely injured from a stray energy burn acquired during laparoscopic surgery.
Both RoHS-compliant devices are production tested in a symmetrical Doherty amplifier configuration for guaranteed RF power output and incorporate Electro-Static Discharge (ESD) protection that provides resistance to damage caused by stray energy encountered on assembly lines.
According to Encision, their new AEM EndoShield Burn Protection System provides advanced AEM monopolar energy with guaranteed elimination of stray energy burns to patients.