PG Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE): Electrosurgical Safety in Laparoscopy


J. Esteban Varela, MD

electrosurgical injuries–59 sec
electrosurgical adverse events–2:20
mechanisms of electrosurgical injury–2:27
ESU pt protection measures–2:58
dispersive electrode physics–4:14
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Keyword(s): active electrode, adverse events, BDI, Bovie, capacitive coupling, direct coupling, dispersive electrode, electrosurgical injuries, electrosurgical safety, ESU, FUSE, insulation failure, laparoscopy, monopolar, single site laparosocpy, thermal extension, thermal injury

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    SAGES Webmaster on Apr 27, 2012
    This talk appeared at the 2012 SAGES Meeting and was selected via a peer review process

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