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.
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.
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.