monopolar

monopolar

 [mon″o-po´ler]
having a single pole.

monopolar

(mon-o-pol'ar) [? + L. polus, pole]
1. Having one pole. Synonym: unipolar
2. In therapeutic electrical stimulation, the application of a current using large dispersive electrodes and smaller active electrodes under which the treatment effects occur.
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Viveve Medical reported additional clinical results from the LIBERATE-International Trial, a multicentered, randomized, double-blinded, sham-controlled trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Viveve's proprietary, cryogen-cooled monopolar radiofrequency technology for the improvement of stress urinary incontinence in women.
Electrosurgical instruments/units are further sub-segmented as monopolar and bipolar instruments, where monopolar instruments occupied the largest share during 2018.
biopsy forceps endoscopic gear modular collapsible into four parts consisting of a handle with a monopolar exit, a working insert, an inner metal tube, an outer insulating tube.
Under the RF umbrella, devices can be classified as monopolar, unipolar, bipolar, and multipolar depending on its electrodes.
La RTUP es la reseccion endoscopica del tejido prostatico mediante el uso de corriente electrica (monopolar o bipolar) (15).
The AEM[R] Shielded Instruments are designed to eliminate burns caused by monopolar energy insulation failure and capacitive coupling, reducing complications and readmissions.
These sources are conventional monopolar device, PlasmaKinetic, Argon Beam coagulator, ultrasonic, LigaSure (Valleylab, Boulder, Colorado), Tunderbeat (Olympus Medical Systems Corp., Tokyo, Japan) and Harmonic Scalpel (Ethicon, Cincinnati, Ohio).
Thermocautery is commonly mistaken for monopolar electrocautery, even by urology specialists and pediatric surgeons.
Objective: The objective of this study was to compare the mean per operative and post operative blood loss using harmonic scalpel and monopolar electrocautry in modified radical mastectomy.
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, an economic consulting firm, showed that average total bipolar TURP cost per procedure is approximately $1,100 lower than monopolar TURP, amounting to a 23.1 percent cost savings.
Bipolar resection had a higher rate of cautery artifact 5/42 (12%), compared to monopolar resection 2/77 (2.6%) approaching significance (p=0.095).
Browse Electrosurgical Devices Market by Device Type (Electrocautery Devices, Electrosurgical Accessories, Radiofrequency Electrosurgery Devices Monopolar, Bipolar), Application (Cardiology, Cosmetology, Dermatology, General Surgery, Gynecology, Urology, Dentistry and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Neurology, Oncology, Orthopedics) End Users (Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Hospitals, Specialized Clinics) and Forecast 2017-2021 at https://www.ihealthcareanalyst.com/report/electrosurgical-devices-market/