PG Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE): Principles of Radiofrequency Electrosurgery


Malcolm Munro, MD

disclosures–42 sec
objectives–57 sec
RF electrosurgery–2:26
why use RF?–8:22
direct current–8:54
generator waveforms–9:57
tissue effects–19:29

Keyword(s): bipolar, capacitive coupling, cautery, coagulation, dessication, direct current, electrosurgery, ESU, fulguration, grounding pad, impedence, monopolar, pacemaker, RF, thermal energy, vaporization

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