Technology | April 09, 2007

Disposable Electrode for Bariatric Procedures

The first 45-cm disposable laparoscopic electrode with patented E-Z Clean PTFE-coated electrosurgical tip for bariatric procedures has been introduced.
E-Z Clean is a patented, green nonstick coating. E-Z clean tips minimize eschar buildup and are used with lower power settings, which reduces excess smoke and thermal necrosis.
The 45-cm electrodes come in four tip configurations: curved, L-hook, J-hook and L-wire for use on procedures where additional length is indicated, such as gastric bypass and gastric banding. All are available in hand-activated and foot control versions.

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