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Bo·vie

(bō'vē),
An instrument used for electrosurgical dissection and hemostasis. Frequently used as a synonym for electrocautery, that is, to Bovie a blood vessel .

Bovie

(bō'vē),
William, 1882-1958; U.S. physicist, inventor of a high-frequency electrosurgical device for desiccating, coagulating, cauterizing, and cutting tissue.

Bo·vie

(bō'vē)
An instrument used for electrosurgical dissection and hemostasis. usage note Frequently used as a verb, i.e., to Bovie something is to dissect or cauterize it with the Bovie instrument.
[Bovie Medical Corporation]
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Symmetry said the acquisition of Bovie complements its existing Olsen energy portfolio and will leverage the company's sales force within operating room call points while expanding its offering of single-use surgical products.
Bovie and Symmetry will also enter into transition services, patent licensing, a disposables supply and a generator manufacturing and supply agreements, the latter of which will establish the company as an OEM-provider of generators to Symmetry for a period of at least 10 years.
The surgery required the use of an instrument to cauterize the area where the moles were located called a Bovie cautery (Bovie).
Bovie Medical, the manufacturer of Aaron electrosurgery machines, estimates that electrosurgery is used in 80% of operations.
Advertising is a nonpersonal communication of information usually paid for and usually convincing in nature, of products services or ideas by identified spon sors through various media; as described by Bovie Countland and Arens William that "Advertising presents the most persuasive selling message to the right prospects for the products or services at the lowest possible costs" (Bovie, 1982).
ioneered by Dr William T Bovie in 1914, it's a relatively safe and hygienic method of cutting tissue using highly concentrated electric currents.
It was not until 1932, that the next development by a group of experts, Cushing (neurosurgeon), Bovie (physicist) and Liebel (engineer) created the first modern diathermy.
The first electrocautery device, the surgical Bovie knife, was developed commercially in 1928 by 2 Americans, Harvey Cushing and William T.
Survivors include two sons, Jimmy Dougan of Redmond and Lawrence Painter of Eugene; three sisters, Kathleen Bovie and Wanda Young, both of Los Banos, and Carol Lamattina of Madera, Calif.; two brothers, Kenneth Dollard of Coulterville, Calif., and Jack Dollard of Redding, Calif.; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Other figures treated include Paul-Henri Thiry, Jean-Francois de La Harpe, Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, Isabelle de Charriere, Sophie Cottin, Etienne Bonnot de Condillac, Louise d'Epinay, and Bernard Le Bovie de Fontenelle.
Bovie Medical Corporation, (Amex: BVX), Melville, N.Y., a manufacturer and marketer of electrosurgical products, has announced its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2005.
Bovie, USN, Operations Department Scheduling and Training Leading Chief Petty Officer for Priority Material Office, Bremerton, Wash., January 2002 to April 2005.