ball electrode

ball electrode

electrosurgery electrode; used to coagulate and desiccate tissue/lesion
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Monsel's paste produced less pain and worked faster than fulguration by a ball electrode in a randomized clinical trial comparing the two methods for achieving hemostasis after the loop electrosurgical excision procedure, but the statistical advantages were not clinically significant.
Fulguration with 50 watts of modulated current passing through a 5-mm ball electrode took significantly longer at 207.
Lipscomb said physicians could feel comfortable choosing either Monsel's paste or ball electrode.
The base of the excision was then superficially fulgurated using a ball electrode to obtain complete hemostasis.
It occurs when the ball electrode is touching the tissue.
The activated 5 -mm ball electrode was positioned precisely I mm from the surface of the tissue and then was lowered in 0.
23 December 2009 - US electrosurgical products developer Bovie Medical Corporation (AMEX: BVX) said today it has obtained 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its line of coated blades, needles and ball electrodes used for cutting and coagulating soft tissues during surgical procedures.
Karl Storz operating pediatric cyctoscopes are available with a complete line of working instruments, including hood electrodes, ball electrodes, graspers, biopsy forceps, and injection needles.
Bovie Medical Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE-AMEX Symbol: BVX), a manufacturer and marketer of electrosurgical products, today announced the Company has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its line of coated blades, needles and ball electrodes used for cutting and coagulating soft tissues during surgical procedures.
In other news, the Company announced it has submitted a 510k application seeking pre-market clearance for Bovie's line of coated blades, needles and ball electrodes.
In addition to the cutting loops, Valley Forge's gynecological line includes surgical cutting pens, and bipolar ball electrodes for coagulation in large and small areas of bleeding.