Advanced Energy & Electrosurgery
Advanced energy and electrosurgical devices are often used by surgeons to cut and seal tissue to achieve homeostasis. Bipolar equipment, ultrasonic equipment, electrosurgery equipment and patient return electrodes are products used by surgeons performing orthopedic surgery, spine surgery, surgical oncology, trauma, and breast surgery (plastics). Pulsed RF technology may be used in pacemaker generator change-outs. This document provides an overview of these products and current evidence regarding their use.