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electrosurgical

Definitions

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  • adj. relating to electrosurgery

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating or pertaining to the use of electricity in surgery: as, electrosurgical devices.

Etymologies

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electro- +‎ surgical

Examples

  • The third significant improvement is the Si's users interface which has been redesigned to allow simplified and integrated control of da Vinci and other operating room devices such as electrosurgical units.

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  • About 70 percent are ignited by electrosurgical tools commonly known as Bovies, devices that use a high-frequency electric current to cut tissue or stop bleeding.

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  • (NYSE), a Melville, N.Y., maker of electrosurgical products, received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration to market its BOSS surgical device targeted to orthopedic surgeons performing hip and knee arthroplasty.

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  • Imogene has a laparoscopy during which a doctor punctures her ovaries a dozen times with an electrosurgical needle.

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  • At the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, operating-room staffers go through a quarterly briefing to review fire-prevention techniques, such as how to avoid igniting paper or cloth around patients with high-heat cauterization tools and the importance of putting electrosurgical devices back in their holsters.

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  • M. Christine Stock, head of anesthesiology services at Northwestern University's medical school, says head and neck surgeries present a special risk because the electrosurgical equipment comes into such close proximity with the oxygen being used on the patient.

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  • ECRI In the operating room, high-tech electrosurgical tools and an oxygen-rich atmosphere pose a risk of fire.

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  • Operating rooms are a special concern because high-tech electrosurgical tools and an oxygen-rich atmosphere can create a combustible mix.

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  • But new risks have emerged with the use of lasers and electrosurgical tools used to cut, cauterize or vaporize tissue in minimally invasive surgical procedures, and the practice of enriching oxygen delivered to patients under anesthesia.

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  • The standards-setting group National Quality Forum has identified burn prevention as one of the top-five safety measures for surgery centers, citing scalds, fire, chemical burns, and electrical or radiation burns caused by warming devices, prep solutions, electrosurgical tools and lasers.

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