Electrotome


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Electrotome

 

(electric scalpel), an apparatus for surgical incision of soft tissues or for coagulating them for purposes of hemostasis by means of a high-frequency electric current. It consists of a high-frequency generator and a set of electrodes in the form of straight and curved scalpels, loops, or grids.

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Effect of high-frequency electrotome on muscular tissue of rabbit in vivo.
The hospital is equipped with advanced equipment including X-ray apparatus, type-B ultrasonic imager, Holter, electrocardiogram monitor, anesthesia apparatus, automatic testing apparatus, shadow less lamp, high frequency electrotome treatment machine.