- Assessment of radiofrequency device sensitivity for the detection of retained surgical sponges in patients with morbid obesityVictoria M Steelman
College of Nursing, The University of Iowa, IowaCity, IA, USA
Arch Surg 147:955-60. 2012..We hypothesized that the sensitivity and specificity of the RF technology would be comparable to published findings of the manual sponge count by operating room personnel...
- Sensitivity of detection of radiofrequency surgical sponges: a prospective, cross-over studyVictoria M Steelman
Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Iowa City, IA, USA
Am J Surg 201:233-7. 2011..The aim of this study was to evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of the detection of surgical sponges embedded with an RF chip through the torsos of subjects of varying body habitus, including the morbidly obese...