smoke evacuator

smoke evacuator

A combined vacuum and filter system used intraoperatively to clear the plume of smoke generated by laser or electrocautery.
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Those performing the treatment should wear surgical masks and use a smoke evacuator, as there are multiple known carcinogens and environmental toxins in the plume generated by laser hair removal," she said (JAMA Dermatol.
The smoke evacuator was connected to the electrocoagulator's handpiece, and aspirated the smoke from a distance of 5 cm from the blade.
Research has shown that more common barriers to noncompliance are: smoke evacuation devices and supplies are not available, physicians are resistant to change, the smoke evacuator is too noisy, or the staff is complacent and doesn't feel the need to comply with existing smoke evacuation policies.
The MHRA (2009) advocates that education is imperative and should be conducted by suitably qualified personnel and may include the smoke evacuator manufacturers.
The components comprise the insert barrel with smoke evacuator and coupling, a sound absorber, the barrel fixing element, ammunition storage and a breech opening unit, for use with the Swiss Pz 87 and other Leopard II tanks.
These precautions include use of a smoke evacuator and special laser plume masks along with the other laser safety policies ("The Dangers of Laser Plume," 1990).
The equipment used included a colposcope, electrosurgical generator, hand pieces, active loop and ball electrodes of various sizes, return electrode (dispersive) pads, and a smoke evacuator with tubing.
"They showed that this can be improved but not cured by proper use of a smoke evacuator; they also emphasized the importance of wearing a mask."
The volume range of the adjustable audible activation tones was measured using a Quest Electronic Impulse sound level meter (model 2700) except for the Utah Medical ESUS, in which the built-in smoke evacuator noise masked the activation tone.
AirSeal consists of a valve-free trocar with continuous pressure sensing and an integrated insufflator and smoke evacuator. AirSeal has been used in more than 250,000 procedures worldwide.
Surgiquest, a leading provider of innovative access technologies for minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is now offering the Surgiquest Airseal insufflator with built in smoke evacuator.