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.
improved methods of anastomosis and use of the electrotome and ultrosonic scalpel), intra-operative management and postoperative care into account.
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.
Incise the skin, retract with an eyelid retractor, and separate the subcutaneous and frontal fascia with monopolar electrotome.