electrosurgery

Summary

Summary: Division of tissues by a high-frequency current applied locally with a metal instrument or needle. (Stedman, 25th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Bipolar electrosurgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia: transurethral electrovaporization and resection of the prostate
    Daron Smith
    Department of Urology, St Mary s Hospital at Imperial School of Medicine, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Curr Opin Urol 15:95-100. 2005
  2. ncbi Electrosurgery: history, principles, and current and future uses
    Nader N Massarweh
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:520-30. 2006
  3. ncbi Electrophysical properties of electrosurgery and capacitive induced current
    G Vilos
    Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg 182:222-5. 2001
  4. ncbi Electrosurgery
    Christopher M Jones
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Curr Surg 63:458-63. 2006
  5. ncbi Bipolar electrosurgery: convention and innovation
    Andrew I Brill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:153-8. 2008
  6. pmc Management of cryotherapy-ineligible women in a "screen-and-treat" cervical cancer prevention program targeting HIV-infected women in Zambia: lessons from the field
    Krista S Pfaendler
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 110:402-7. 2008
  7. ncbi Electrosurgery in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery: principles, advances, and complications
    T L Smith
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, U S A
    Laryngoscope 111:769-80. 2001
  8. ncbi Comparison of lateral thermal spread using monopolar and bipolar diathermy, the Harmonic Scalpel and the Ligasure
    P A Sutton
    Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Nottingham University Hospitals, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    Br J Surg 97:428-33. 2010
  9. ncbi Use of bipolar energy for transurethral resection of superficial bladder tumors: long-term results
    Xiao Yong Pu
    Department of Urology, Guangdong Provincial People s Hospital, Guangdong, Guangzhou, China
    J Endourol 22:545-9. 2008
  10. ncbi [Electrosurgery, the cornerstone of current achievements of brain tumor surgery--on the occasion of 80th anniversary]
    Katarina Ivana Tudor
    Department of Neurosurgery, Split University Hospital Center, Split, Croatia
    Acta Med Croatica 62:33-40. 2008

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  1. ncbi Bipolar electrosurgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia: transurethral electrovaporization and resection of the prostate
    Daron Smith
    Department of Urology, St Mary s Hospital at Imperial School of Medicine, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Curr Opin Urol 15:95-100. 2005
    ..The advantages of bipolar electrosurgery include the ability to use isotonic saline during surgery, reduced blood loss and less heat damage to the ..
  2. ncbi Electrosurgery: history, principles, and current and future uses
    Nader N Massarweh
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:520-30. 2006
  3. ncbi Electrophysical properties of electrosurgery and capacitive induced current
    G Vilos
    Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg 182:222-5. 2001
    BACKGROUND: Although electrosurgery is one of the most commonly used technologies in the operating room, its electrophysical properties, including the potential for complications, are poorly understood by many surgeons...
  4. ncbi Electrosurgery
    Christopher M Jones
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Curr Surg 63:458-63. 2006
  5. ncbi Bipolar electrosurgery: convention and innovation
    Andrew I Brill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:153-8. 2008
    Bipolar electrosurgery is part of the customary gynecologic surgical armamentarium providing isolated thermal effects and blood vessel occlusion...
  6. pmc Management of cryotherapy-ineligible women in a "screen-and-treat" cervical cancer prevention program targeting HIV-infected women in Zambia: lessons from the field
    Krista S Pfaendler
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 110:402-7. 2008
    ..We demonstrate the feasibility of implementing a referral and management system for cryotherapy-ineligible women in a "screen-and-treat" cervical cancer prevention program targeting HIV-infected women in Zambia...
  7. ncbi Electrosurgery in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery: principles, advances, and complications
    T L Smith
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, U S A
    Laryngoscope 111:769-80. 2001
    ..This thesis describes the important aspects of electrosurgery along with a study of complications so otolaryngologists can use these instruments to their fullest potential ..
  8. ncbi Comparison of lateral thermal spread using monopolar and bipolar diathermy, the Harmonic Scalpel and the Ligasure
    P A Sutton
    Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Nottingham University Hospitals, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    Br J Surg 97:428-33. 2010
    b>Electrosurgery for dissection and haemostasis should be associated with minimal thermal spread to surrounding tissues. This study investigated lateral thermal spread following ex vivo application of four commonly utilized instruments.
  9. ncbi Use of bipolar energy for transurethral resection of superficial bladder tumors: long-term results
    Xiao Yong Pu
    Department of Urology, Guangdong Provincial People s Hospital, Guangdong, Guangzhou, China
    J Endourol 22:545-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate the long-term efficacy and safety of transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT) with bipolar plasmakinetic energy...
  10. ncbi [Electrosurgery, the cornerstone of current achievements of brain tumor surgery--on the occasion of 80th anniversary]
    Katarina Ivana Tudor
    Department of Neurosurgery, Split University Hospital Center, Split, Croatia
    Acta Med Croatica 62:33-40. 2008
    ..but all of them were insufficient in case of intracerebral hemostasis. Electrosurgery revolutionized this unacceptable situation thoroughly...
  11. ncbi The effects of ultrasonic and electrosurgery devices on nerve physiology
    Chaoyang Chen
    Spine Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Br J Neurosurg 26:856-63. 2012
    While the risks associated with the use of electrosurgery near nerves are well known, few studies have examined the neurophysiologic effects of application of the Harmonic Blade, an ultrasonic scalpel, in the vicinity of nerve fibres...
  12. ncbi [Treatment of trichiasis with high-frequency radio wave electrosurgery]
    Rodrigo Beraldi Kormann
    Universidade Evangélica de Curitiba, Curitiba, PR, Brasil
    Arq Bras Oftalmol 70:276-80. 2007
    ..It poses a complex therapeutic problem. Despite several therapeutic options (epilation, electroepilation, cryotherapy, laser ablation and standard surgical techniques), relapse is frequent...
  13. ncbi Loop excision for high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytology: correlation with colposcopic and histologic findings
    Dennis C Szurkus
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Naval Medical Center, PSC 1003 Box 8, San Diego FPO AE, CA 09728, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:1180-2. 2003
    ....
  14. ncbi Harmonic scalpel versus conventional electrosurgery in the treatment of vulvar cancer
    Antonio Pellegrino
    Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 103:185-8. 2008
    To compare differences in blood loss, operative time, and intra- and postoperative complications with the harmonic scalpel or conventional electrosurgery in the treatment of vulvar cancer.
  15. pmc NBI cystoscopy and bipolar electrosurgery in NMIBC management - An overview of daily practice
    B Geavlete
    Sf Ioan Clinical Emergency Hospital, Department of Urology, Bucharest, Romania
    J Med Life 6:140-5. 2013
    ..Monopolar transurethral resection of bladder tumors (TURBT) is marked by a substantial morbidity rate requiring further amelioration...
  16. ncbi Use of an ultrasonic blade facilitates muscle repair after incision injury
    Arvydas Usas
    Stem Cell Research Center, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Surg Res 167:e177-84. 2011
    The ultrasonic Harmonic Blade cuts and coagulates soft tissue at temperatures lower than conventional electrosurgery. This study investigated whether improved hemostatic control and reduced collateral damage in skeletal muscle incisions ..
  17. ncbi Results of a survey on current surgical smoke control practices
    Ben E Edwards
    OESO Radiation Safety Division, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    AORN J 87:739-49. 2008
    ....
  18. ncbi Collagen-elastin ratio predicts burst pressure of arterial seals created using a bipolar vessel sealing device in a porcine model
    David Sindram
    Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:2604-12. 2011
    ..In this study we hypothesized that the relative ratio of the components that form the seal (collagen and elastin) determine the degree of vessel distensibility and play an equally important role in defining seal strength...
  19. ncbi Diagnostic loop electrosurgical excisional procedure for discrepancy: do preoperative factors predict presence of significant cervical intraepithelial neoplasia?
    Kellie S Matthews
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 11:69-72. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine the incidence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 2,3 and patient factors that increase the likelihood of detecting CIN 2,3...
  20. ncbi A randomized controlled study comparing harmonic versus electrosurgery in laparoscopic myomectomy
    Pietro Litta
    Department of Gynecological Science and Human Reproduction, University of Padua, School of Medicine, Padua, Italy
    Fertil Steril 94:1882-6. 2010
    To compare the effectiveness and safety of harmonic scalpel versus electrosurgery to reduce blood loss during laparoscopic myomectomy.
  21. ncbi Electrosurgery for tonsillectomy
    Bruce R Maddern
    Wolfson Children s Hospital and the University of Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 32207, USA
    Laryngoscope 112:11-3. 2002
    ..To describe the electrophysical principles, techniques, and morbidity associated with electrosurgical tonsillectomy...
  22. ncbi The evolutionary state of electrosurgery: where are we now?
    Arnold P Advincula
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:353-8. 2008
    The purpose of this review is to discuss the evolutionary changes that have taken place in the area of electrosurgery. The distinct differences between devices along with disadvantages and ways of minimizing hazards will be analyzed.
  23. ncbi Energy sources for laparoscopic colectomy: a prospective randomized comparison of conventional electrosurgery, bipolar computer-controlled electrosurgery and ultrasonic dissection. Operative outcome and costs analysis
    Eduardo Ma Targarona
    Service of Surgery, Hospital Sant Pau, Auntonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Surg Innov 12:339-44. 2005
    ..Patients were preoperatively randomized into three groups. Group I had electrosurgery; vascular dissection was performed entirely with an electrosurgery generator, and vessels were controlled with ..
  24. ncbi Curettage, electrosurgery and skin cancer
    A T Sheridan
    Department of Dermatology, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, United Kingdom
    Australas J Dermatol 41:19-30. 2000
    The scientific literature is replete with reports extolling the virtues of curettage and electrosurgery in the treatment of skin disease...
  25. ncbi Preventing electrosurgical energy-related injuries
    Gary H Lipscomb
    Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 1301 Primacy Parkway, Memphis, TN 38119, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 37:369-77. 2010
    b>Electrosurgery is used on a daily basis in the operating room, but it remains poorly understood by those using it. In addition, the physics of electrosurgery are far more complicated than those of laser...
  26. ncbi Simple surgical approach with high-frequency radio-wave electrosurgery for conjunctivochalasis
    Dong Ju Youm
    Department of Ophthalmology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Ophthalmology 117:2129-33. 2010
    To introduce a new simple surgical approach with high-frequency radio-wave electrosurgery to reduce conjunctivochalasis (CCh).
  27. ncbi 2006 consensus guidelines for the management of women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia or adenocarcinoma in situ
    Thomas C Wright
    Department of Pathology, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:340-5. 2007
    ..Moreover, management recommendations for women with biopsy-confirmed adenocarcinoma in situ are now included...
  28. ncbi TURIS plasma vaporization--initial Romanian experience with a new technology
    B Geavlete
    Sf Ioan Clinical Emergency Hospital, Department of Urology, 13 Vitan Barzesti Street, District 4, Code 042122, Bucharest, Romania
    J Med Life 2:325-32. 2009
    ..IPSS, QoL, Qmax and RV measurements showed significant improvements at the 1 month follow-up...
  29. ncbi A prospective evaluation of "see and treat" in women with HSIL Pap smear results: is this an appropriate strategy?
    T Michael Numnum
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 7333, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 9:2-6. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the incidence of CIN 2 and CIN 3 in patients with an HSIL (CIN 2) Pap smear using a see-and-treat protocol...
  30. ncbi Electrosurgery: principles and practice to reduce risk and maximize efficacy
    Andrew I Brill
    California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 38:687-702. 2011
    ..Most important, the risk for inadvertent thermal injury during electrosurgery can be minimized by a sound comprehension of the predictable behaviors of electricity in living tissue...
  31. ncbi [Complete resection of endobronchial hamartomas via bronchoscopic techniques, electrosurgery by Argon plasma and laser]
    Diva Ferreira
    Interna Complementar de Pneumologia, Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia
    Rev Port Pneumol 13:711-9. 2007
    ..Endobronchial treatment was performed using electrosurgery by Argon plasma (APC) and Nd:YAG la- ser...
  32. ncbi Initial results with an electrothermal bipolar vessel sealer
    B T Heniford
    Carolinas Laparoscopic and Advanced Surgery Program, Department of General Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 1000 Blythe Boulevard, MEB # 601, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:799-801. 2001
    ..3%) after an application of the EBVS. In an experimental animal model, the EBVS was significantly faster and more efficient (more applications per minute) than ligatures for intestinal resection...
  33. ncbi Surgical cure for early rectal carcinoma and large adenoma: transanal endoscopic microsurgery (using ultrasound or electrosurgery) compared to conventional local and radical resection
    C Langer
    Department of General Surgery, Georg August University Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 18:222-9. 2003
    ..The use of an ultrasonically activated scalpel rather than electrosurgery further improves the results of TEM.
  34. ncbi Feasibility of laparoscopic debulking with electrosurgical loop excision procedure and argon beam coagulator at recurrence in patients with previous laparotomy debulking
    Huong Trinh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical College of the Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1394-7. 2004
    ..Our purpose is to assess the feasibility and success of laparoscopic ovarian debulking with electrosurgical loop excision procedure (LEEP) and argon beam coagulator (ABC)...
  35. ncbi Plasma vaporisation of the prostate: initial clinical results
    Oliver Reich
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Munich Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, D 81377 Munich, Germany
    Eur Urol 57:693-7. 2010
    ..Laser vaporisation of the prostate has had a considerable impact in recent years. In an attempt to achieve tissue vaporisation with bipolar high-frequency generators, plasma vaporisation was recently introduced...
  36. ncbi Chemical composition of smoke produced by high-frequency electrosurgery
    O S Al Sahaf
    Department of General Surgery, Our Lady s Hospital, Navan, Co Meath, Ireland
    Ir J Med Sci 176:229-32. 2007
    Exposure to surgical smoke during electrosurgery may be harmful to theatre personnel...
  37. ncbi Electrosurgery with cellular precision
    Daniel V Palanker
    Department of Ophthalmology and Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, Stanford University, 452 Lomita Mall, Stanford, CA 94305 4085 USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 55:838-41. 2008
    b>Electrosurgery, one of the most-often used surgical tools, is a robust but somewhat crude technology that has changed surprisingly little since its invention almost a century ago...
  38. ncbi Comparative healing of surgical incisions created by the PEAK PlasmaBlade, conventional electrosurgery, and a scalpel
    Shang A Loh
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5148, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1849-59. 2009
    ....
  39. ncbi Pulpal therapy for primary teeth: formocresol vs electrosurgery: a clinical study
    Nancy Rivera
    Facultad de Odontologia, Escuela de Odontologia, Universidad del Zulla, Maracaibo, Venezuela
    J Dent Child (Chic) 70:71-3. 2003
    ..These molars had undergone pulpal therapy by 2 techniques: pulpotomy with formocresol and with electrosurgery. The sample was selected from children between the ages of 4 and 7...
  40. ncbi Long-term histologic analysis of bone tissue alteration and healing following Er:YAG laser irradiation compared to electrosurgery
    Toshiaki Yoshino
    Section of Periodontology, Department of Hard Tissue Engineering, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Periodontol 80:82-92. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to histologically examine the effects of the Er:YAG laser on bone tissue and subsequent wound healing compared to electrosurgery in a long-term study.
  41. ncbi Comparison of blood vessel sealing among new electrosurgical and ultrasonic devices
    William L Newcomb
    Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 1000 Blythe Boulevard, MEB 601, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:90-6. 2009
    ..New electrosurgical and ultrasonic instruments demonstrate improved quality and efficiency in blood vessel sealing...
  42. ncbi [Endobronchial hamartoma removed by bronchoscopic electrosurgical snaring]
    Hirotoshi Horio
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 58:559-63. 2005
    ..We recommend the endoscopic electrosurgical snaring to treat endobronchial hamartoma, especially when pedunculated, because this procedure is a minimal invasive technique...
  43. ncbi Transvaginal hydrolaparoscopic ovarian drilling using bipolar electrosurgery to treat anovulatory women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Alessandro Casa
    S Pietro Fatebenefratelli Hospital, and Department of Gynecologic Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 10:219-22. 2003
    ..To verify the value, feasibility, and reliability of transvaginal hydrolaparoscopic ovarian drilling using the bipolar VersaPoint system to treat clomiphene-resistant, anovulatory women with polycystic ovary syndrome...
  44. ncbi Recent improvements in transurethral high-frequency electrosurgery of the prostate
    Michael Alschibaja
    Department of Urology, Technical University, Munich, Germany
    BJU Int 97:243-6. 2006
  45. ncbi Laparoscopic radical hysterectomy using pulsed bipolar system: comparison with conventional bipolar electrosurgery
    Chyi Long Lee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center, and Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, Kwei Shan, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    Gynecol Oncol 105:620-4. 2007
    ..of using the pulsed bipolar system (PlasmaKinetic; Gyrus Medical, Maple Grove, MN) and conventional bipolar electrosurgery (Kleppinger bipolar forceps; Richard Wolf Instruments, Vernon Hills, IL) in laparoscopic radical hysterectomy ..
  46. ncbi Battling blood loss in neurosurgery: Harvey Cushing's embrace of electrosurgery
    Jennifer R Voorhees
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:745-52. 2005
    ..Nonetheless, he did know that by greatly reducing blood loss, electrosurgery allowed him to operate in patients whose tumors had been previously deemed inoperable and on the entire ..
  47. ncbi Preoperative predictors of positive margins after loop electrosurgical excisional procedure-Cone
    Todd D Tillmanns
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Tennessee at Memphis, 854 Jefferson Ave, Room E 102, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 100:379-84. 2006
    ..A LEEP-Cone may not be necessary for all patients with traditional cone indications. This study defines populations where a single pass technique with the LEEP is appropriate...
  48. ncbi Effects of steel scalpel, ultrasonic scalpel, CO2 laser, and monopolar and bipolar electrosurgery on wound healing in guinea pig oral mucosa
    Uttam K Sinha
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, 1200 North State Street, Room 4136, Box 795, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:228-36. 2003
    ..The study's objective was to compare instrument performance and tissue healing when steel scalpel, ultrasonic scalpel, monopolar or bipolar electrosurgical instruments, or CO2 laser was used in an animal oral surgery model...
  49. ncbi Evaluation of a vessel sealing system, bipolar electrosurgery, harmonic scalpel, titanium clips, endoscopic gastrointestinal anastomosis vascular staples and sutures for arterial and venous ligation in a porcine model
    Jaime Landman
    Department of Surgery Division of Urology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Urol 169:697-700. 2003
    ..We assessed the usefulness of the LigaSure (Valleylab, Boulder, Colorado) vessel sealing system for vascular control during laparoscopic surgery and compared it with other available hemostatic modalities...
  50. ncbi Recurrence of dysplasia after loop electrosurgical excision procedures with long-term follow-up
    D I Gonzalez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wilford Hall United States Air Force Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:315-21. 2001
    ..Recurrence was also considerable among women with negative margins. Women should be counseled regarding this risk, and the importance of follow-up should be emphasized...
  51. ncbi Comparison of CO2 laser and electrosurgery in the treatment of rhinophyma
    S S Greenbaum
    Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
    J Am Acad Dermatol 18:363-8. 1988
    ..Three patients with rhinophyma are presented. Results are compared after treating one half of the nose with biterminal electrocutting current and the other half with the beam of the CO2 laser...
  52. ncbi Appropriate interval for repeat excision in women undergoing prior loop electrosurgical excision procedure for cervical neoplasia
    Chumnan Kietpeerakool
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 8:379-82. 2007
    ..In conclusion, repeat LEEP could be safely performed 4-12 weeks after the first procedure without any impact on pathological specimen examination...
  53. ncbi Ultrasonic energy vs monopolar electrosurgery in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: influence on the postoperative systemic immune response
    C Sietses
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Academic Hospital Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 15:69-71. 2001
    ..It is believed to be less traumatic than the more commonly used monopolar electrosurgery. This randomized study compares the systemic immune response after laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed ..
  54. ncbi [LEEP versus cold knife conization for treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasias]
    P Hillemanns
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe, Klinikum Grosshadern
    Zentralbl Gynakol 122:35-42. 2000
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the effectiveness and side effects of loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) in comparison to cold knife conization for the treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)...
  55. ncbi Treatment of high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions: a "see and treat" versus a three-step approach
    Oscar Sadan
    Cervical Clinic, Maccabi Health Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 131:73-5. 2007
    ....
  56. ncbi Comparison of experimental nerve injury caused by ultrasonically activated scalpel and electrosurgery
    J Carlander
    Department of Surgery, Centrallasarettet, Vasteras, Sweden
    Br J Surg 92:772-7. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the risk of nerve injury for three different dissection instruments: monopolar and bipolar electrosurgery (ES) and an ultrasonically activated (US) instrument.
  57. ncbi Ignorance of electrosurgery among obstetricians and gynaecologists
    Zorana Mayooran
    Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    BJOG 111:1413-8. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to assess the level of skill of laparoscopic surgeons in electrosurgery.
  58. ncbi Monopolar electrosurgery on the extrahepatic bile ducts during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: an experimental controlled trial
    Antonio Olivio Valoria Portella
    Department of Surgery, Fundacao Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Brazil
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 19:213-6. 2009
    The purpose of this study is to investigate the occurrence of thermal injury in the extrahepatic bile ducts when monopolar electrosurgery is used to perform dieresis of the cystic duct and cystic vessels in laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
  59. ncbi [Experimental study of monopolar electrical and ultrasonic dissection]
    R Antonutti
    Service de Chirurgie Digestive, CHU Toulouse-Rangueil, 31054 Toulouse, France
    Ann Chir 126:330-5. 2001
    ..This experimental study demonstrated that the ultrasonically-activated scalpel caused less thermal and histological damage than the monopolar electric scalpel...
  60. ncbi Cochlear implant integrity after adenoidectomy with Coblation and monopolar electrosurgery
    Patrick J Antonelli
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0264, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 28:9-12. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to compare the impact of monopolar electrosurgery and Coblation radiofrequency bipolar electrosurgery on CI integrity.
  61. ncbi Real-time thermography during energized vessel sealing and dissection
    P A Campbell
    Department of Surgery and Molecular Oncology, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee University, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland
    Surg Endosc 17:1640-5. 2003
    ..The thermal imaging measurements were then correlated with histopathologic studies. The overall value of in situ thermography as an adjunct to energized surgical dissection systems was also assessed...
  62. ncbi Outcomes of loop electrosurgical excision procedure for cervical neoplasia in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women
    C Kietpeerakool
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:1082-8. 2006
    ..Disease-free rate at 6 and 12 months were 97.1% and 88%, respectively. These data demonstrated that LEEP appears to be safe and effective in HIV-infected women...
  63. ncbi Surgeon-controlled factors that reduce monopolar electrosurgery capacitive coupling during laparoscopy
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 20:317-20. 2010
    To determine the factors that can be modified by the surgeon to reduce monopolar electrosurgery capacitive coupling during laparoscopy...
  64. ncbi "Current thoughts" in electrosurgery
    K Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Women s Hospital, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 97:245-50. 2007
    ..However potential pitfalls or complications also exist. A thorough understanding of the pros and cons of these technological advancements can improve the operative experience for both surgeon and patient...
  65. ncbi Three-step versus "see-and-treat" approach in women with high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions in a low-resource country
    Zhi Gang Li
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Guangdong General Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, China
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 106:202-5. 2009
    ....
  66. ncbi Electrosurgery: a technique for achieving aesthetic and retentive resin-bonded bridges
    Andrew R J Elder
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Bart s and The London NHS Trust, Prescot Street, London, UK
    Dent Update 35:371-4, 376. 2008
    ..This paper describes the use of electrosurgery for tissue removal and ridge recontouring...
  67. ncbi Electrosurgery and bipolar technology
    Leonard I Malis
    Department of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Hollis Hills, New York, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:ONS1-12; discussion ONS1-12. 2006
    ..Historically, hot actual cautery or boiling oil were used to achieve hemostasis by forming a large tissue coagulum, which usually prevented bleeding until the entire dead mass sloughed away...
  68. ncbi Quantitative comparison of surgical margin histology following excision with traditional electrosurgery and a low-thermal-injury dissection device
    Manuel E Ruidiaz
    Department of Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego UCSD, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Surg Oncol 104:746-54. 2011
    This study is the first to examine in vivo the effect of thermal injury in breast conservation pathology in a direct comparison of traditional electrosurgery and an alternative low-thermal-injury device.
  69. ncbi A comparison of electrosurgery and sharp debridement in the treatment of chronic neurovascular, neurofibrous and hard corns. A pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    J S Bevans
    Department of Podiatry, Manchester Community Health, NHS Manchester, Mauldeth Road West, Chorlton, Manchester, UK
    Foot (Edinb) 20:12-7. 2010
    ..were enrolled into the study and randomised to one of two treatment groups; group (a) those treated with electrosurgery and (b) a control group treated with standard sharp debridement...
  70. ncbi Insulation failure in laparoscopic instruments
    Paul N Montero
    Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:462-5. 2010
    b>Electrosurgery is used in virtually every laparoscopic operation. In the early days of laparoscopic surgery, capacitive coupling, associated with hybrid trocars, was thought to be the major cause of laparoscopic electrosurgery injuries...
  71. ncbi Complications of loop electrosurgical excision procedure for cervical neoplasia: a prospective study
    C Kietpeerakool
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 89:583-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the complications following loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) for diagnosis and treatment of cervical neoplasia...
  72. ncbi Accidental burns during surgery
    Erhan Demir
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Burn Center, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Burn Care Res 27:895-900. 2006
    ..Early patient examination and immediate involvement of plastic and burn surgeons may prevent further complications or ease handling after the occurrence...
  73. ncbi Electrosurgery as a risk factor for secondary post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage
    J P Windfuhr
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Plastic Head and Neck Surgery, St Anna Hospital, Albertus Magnus Str 33, 47259, Duisburg, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:111-6. 2009
    ..The incidence of secondary PTH is related to electrosurgery with statistical significance...
  74. ncbi The efficacy of electrosurgery and excision in treating patients with multiple apocrine hidrocystomas
    S Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Government Medical College, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Dermatol Surg 27:382-4. 2001
    ..They typically occur as solitary lesions, though rarely may occur as multiple lesions. Management of multiple hidrocystomas can be difficult, particularly if they are large. Surgical modalities may be required for effective therapy...
  75. ncbi Understanding submucosal electrosurgery for the treatment of nasal turbinate enlargement
    S E J Farmer
    Common Cold Centre, Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 121:615-22. 2007
    ..This review will examine the history of submucosal electrosurgery and clarify the various techniques...
  76. ncbi Comparison of transurethral vaporization using PlasmaKinetic energy and transurethral resection of prostate: 1-year follow-up
    M Ihsan Karaman
    Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Endourol 19:734-7. 2005
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  77. ncbi Costs of colposcopy services and their impact on the incidence and mortality rate of cervical cancer in Canada
    John L Benedet
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstertics and Gynecology, University of British Columbia, 805 W 12th Avenue, Vancouver, B C, V5Z 1M4 Canada
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 9:160-6. 2005
    ..Knowledge of such information is essential before newer technology such as liquid-based cytology and human papillomavirus testing is introduced or replaces the traditional systems used...
  78. ncbi Plasmakinetic prostate resection in the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia: results of 1-year follow up
    Baris Nuhoglu
    Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Health Ankara Training and Teaching Hospital, 2nd Urology Clinic Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Urol 13:21-4. 2006
    ....
  79. ncbi [The use of the PlasmaKinetic TUR system in the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia: results of 1-year follow up]
    Kayo Aonuma
    Department of Urology, Saitama Medical School, Saitama, Japan
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 98:745-51. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the efficiency of the PlasmaKinetic (PK) system by comparing the preoperative and postoperative results in patients with benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) treated in this hospital...
  80. ncbi [Development and usage of a new laser resectoscope]
    M A Reuter
    Reuterklinik im KOK, Hackstrasse 61, 70190 Stuttgart, Deutschland
    Urologe A 47:477-81. 2008
    ..These defects were corrected in cooperation with the R. Wolf Company when developing a new laser resectoscope. In addition the one-handed usage was improved...
  81. ncbi Partial trachelectomy: a new treatment choice for persistent or recurrent high grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Cherng Jye Jeng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Gynecol Oncol 100:231-2. 2006
    ..In such case, a partial trachelectomy may become treatment of choice for them. We undertook this prospective study to determine the feasibility of partial trachelectomy as a treatment choice for persistent or recurrent high grade CIN...
  82. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors for residual cervical neoplasia in subsequent hysterectomy following LEEP or conization
    Jiraprapa Natee
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:1344-8. 2005
    ....
  83. ncbi 'See and treat' regime by LEEP conisation is a safe and time saving procedure among women with cytological high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion
    Lennart Kjellberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:1140-4. 2007
    ..Assess the value of colposcopic evaluation preceding loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) conisation of cytological high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL), and study risk factors for recurrence...
  84. ncbi A randomized trial of basing treatment on human papillomavirus and/or cytology results in low-grade cervical lesion triage
    Pontus Bjerre
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Central Hospital, Karlstad, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:24.e1-7. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to compare management algorithms that base treatment with loop electrosurgical excision procedure on human papillomavirus and/or repeat Papanicolaou test smear results...
  85. ncbi Correlation of recurrence rates and times with posttreatment human papillomavirus status in patients treated with loop electrosurgical excision procedure conization for cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions
    B Prato
    Department of Procreative Medicine, Division of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 18:90-4. 2008
    ..The combined evaluation of surgical margin status and posttreatment HPV testing could allow to subdivide patients treated with LEEP into categories at different risk of recurrence, requiring new tailored surveillance procedures...
  86. ncbi Pregnancy outcome after cervical cone excision: a case-control study
    Katrine Donvold Sjøborg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oestfold Hospital Trust, Fredrikstad, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:423-8. 2007
    ..Outcome measures were perinatal mortality, length of gestation, birth weight and preterm premature rupture of membranes (pPROM)...
  87. ncbi Comparison of transurethral prostate resection and plasmakinetic prostate resection according to cautery artefacts in tissue specimens
    K Turgay Akgül
    Second Urology Clinic, Ministry of Health Ankara Training and Research Hospital, 11 Sokak 18 4, Bahcelievler, Ankara, 06500, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:1091-6. 2007
    ..The objectives were to evaluate cautery artifacts histopathologically in tissue specimens after plasmakinetic prostate resection (PKRP) and transurethral prostatectomy (TURP), and compare the results of the two procedures...
  88. ncbi Compliance after loop electrosurgical excision procedure or cold knife cone biopsy
    David L Greenspan
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:675-80. 2007
    ..To examine rates and predictors of compliance with follow-up recommendations in low-income women from a county hospital clinic undergoing loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) and cone knife cone biopsy...
  89. ncbi Re: A prospective, randomized trial comparing conventional transurethral prostate resection with PlasmaKinetic vaporization of the prostate: physiological changes, early complications and long-term followup: N. H. Hon, D. Brathwaite, Z. Hussain, S. Ghibla
    Turgay Akgul
    J Urol 177:1587. 2007
  90. ncbi Cervical surgery and preterm birth
    Lynn Sadler
    National Women s Health, Auckland District Health Board, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Perinat Med 35:5-9. 2007
    ..This review discusses the methodology and findings of the published literature on the association between cervical treatment and preterm birth, and the clinical implications of these findings...
  91. ncbi Pathologic risk factors for predicting residual disease in subsequent hysterectomy following LEEP conization
    Hyun Jung Kim
    Department of Pathology, Inje University Sanggye Paik Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Gynecol Oncol 105:434-8. 2007
    ..We therefore sought to determine supplementary histologic factors that can be used to predict residual disease in subsequent hysterectomy specimens in order to select patients at high risk for residual and recurrent disease...
  92. ncbi Northern Thai women with high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cervical cytology have high prevalence of underlying invasive carcinoma
    Nuttavut Kantathavorn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:477-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, northern Thai women with HSIL cytology are at significant risk of having underlying severe cervical lesions, and especially invasive carcinoma which is detected in approximately one-fifth of the cases...
  93. ncbi Cancer free survival after CIN treatment: comparisons of treatment methods and histology
    Ilkka Kalliala
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Box 140, FIN 00029, Helsinki, Finland
    Gynecol Oncol 105:228-33. 2007
    ..Women are treated and followed-up in several different manners. Long-term studies of cancer or death risks after different methods of treatment or after different initial histology are scarce...
  94. ncbi High-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion with endocervical cone margin involvement after cervical loop electrosurgical excision: what should a clinician do?
    Sitthicha Siriaree
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecologic Emergency Room Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:463-6. 2006
    ..In conclusion, approximately half of women with positive endocervical cone margins after LEEP for HSIL histology have residual disease. Repeat diagnostic excision is recommended for evaluation of lesions and severity...
  95. ncbi Pre- and post-conization high-risk HPV testing predicts residual/recurrent disease in patients treated for CIN 2-3
    Immaculada Alonso
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, IDIBAPS Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona School of Medicine, Barcelona, Spain
    Gynecol Oncol 103:631-6. 2006
    ....
  96. ncbi [Organ-saving and function-conserving procedures in the treatment of cervical carcinoma]
    E G Novikova
    Vopr Onkol 52:78-82. 2006
    ..Potential and methods of monitoring transposed appendages are validated. Findings on 5-year survival are presented. The methods of conservative treatment are evaluated as promising further achievements in oncogynecology...
  97. ncbi Clinical significance of a negative loop electrosurgical excision procedure, conization and hysterectomy for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    E F C Murta
    Discipline of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Federal University of Triangulo Mineiro, Uberaba, MG, Brazil
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 27:50-2. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the frequency of a negative procedure and its relationship to disease recurrence...
  98. ncbi High-risk cervical epithelial neoplasia grade 1 treated by loop electrosurgical excision: follow-up and value of HPV testing
    Immaculada Alonso
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Barcelona School of Medicine, IDIBAPS Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:359.e1-6. 2007
    ....
  99. ncbi [Complications, sequellae and outcome of cervical conizations: evaluation of three surgical technics]
    J L Brun
    Service de Gynecologie, Hôpital Saint André, 1, rue Jean Burguet, 33075 Bordeaux cedex, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 31:558-64. 2002
    ..Residual disease, post-operative bleeding, cervical stenosis and recurrences were assessed...
  100. ncbi Short-term results of rotoresection for benign prostatic hyperplasia: a prospective study of safety and efficacy
    B S Wadie
    Urology and Nephrology Centre, Mansoura, Egypt
    BJU Int 92:710-2. 2003
    ..To assess the safety and efficacy of rotoresection as a method for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...
  101. ncbi Long-term follow-up after transurethral resection of the prostate, contact laser prostatectomy, and electrovaporization
    Harm H E van Melick
    Department of Urology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Urology 62:1029-34. 2003
    ....

Research Grants13

  1. PREGNANCY OUTCOME AFTER TREATMENT OF CERVICAL DYSPLASIA
    Lynn Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Outcome of the first >/= 20 week pregnancy following diagnosis will be compared for 535 treated women and 535 women not requiring treatment, using multiple logistic and linear regression models to control for confounding. ..
  2. Pulsed Electron Avalanche Knife: Intraocular Microsurg.
    Daniel Palanker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The low cost and small size of this system combined with high precision, reliability and versatility should allow for a widespread acceptance into operating practice. ..
  3. Development and Validation of a Virtual Electrosurgical Skill Trainer (VEST)
    DANIEL BOUGERE JONES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): "Electrosurgery" is now becoming universally accepted as the technique of choice in most minimally invasive surgical (MIS) procedures for achieving a variety of tissue effects ranging from dissection ..
  4. Drug-eluting Tracheobronchial Stents to treat Obstruction caused by Lung Cancer
    Narmada Shenoy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By virtue of targeting multiple processes (physical and biological/molecular) in conjunction with laser or electrosurgery, the drug(s)-eluting stent has the potential of being superior to any single endobronchial intervention ..
  5. FUNDAMENTAL STUDIES IN ELECTROSURGERY
    Leslie Geddes; Fiscal Year: 1980
    The overall objective of this research project is to make electrosurgery safe and effective for the patient...
  6. COMPREHENSIVE OUTCOME OF NONMELANOMA SKIN CANCER
    Mary Margaret Chren; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Phase II trial of HSPE7 for treatment of CIN II/III
    ELLEN SHEETS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Spectroscopic changes in the epithelium, development of HPV specific mucosal and systemic T cell responses and levels of HPV16 E2 specific antibody in cervical secretions will be evaluated as potential correlates of response. ..
  8. Hormonal Factors in Invasive and LMP Ovarian Cancers
    Wendy Brewster; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HPV16/18 VARIANTS IN CERVICAL NEOPLASIA
    Long Fu Xi; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The proposed study is likely to make important contributions to our understanding of the role of HPV 16 and 18 variants in the pathogenesis of cervical cancer. ..
  10. DNA Methylation as a Risk Factor for Cervical Neoplasia
    Long Fu Xi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Data from the proposed study will not only shed light on our understanding of the role of CpG methylation in development of cervical neoplasia but also help to better design future cervical cancer control programs. ..
  11. COCHLEAR IMPLANT--AUDITORY FUNCTION & SPEECH PERCEPTION
    Michael Dorman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Long-Term Outcomes of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
    Mary Margaret Chren; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results will also provide a basis for planning controlled trials of different treatments of NMSC, to guide decisions about the use of resources for this common tumor. ..
  13. DES ASSOC CCA OF VAGINA/CERVIX--COLLABORATIVE STUDIES
    ARTHUR HERBST; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..