Unintended Stray Energy from the Monopolar Instrument: Beware of the Dispersive Electrode Cord

 

UNINTENDED STRAY ENERGY FROM THE MONOPOLAR INSTRUMENT BEWARE OF THE DISPERSIVE ELECTRODE CORD

Nicole T Townsend, MD

Nicole Nadlonek, MD1, Edward L Jones, MD, MPH2, Gregory V Stiegmann, MD1, Thomas N Robinson, MD1; 1University of Colorado, 2Ohio State University


antenna coupling–39 sec
hypothesis–1:36
methods–2:00
results–2:11
low risk lap set-up–3:50
what you can do–4:14
Q&A session–4:40


Keyword(s): antenna coupling, Bovie, camera cord, dispersive electrode, grounding pad, monopolar instruments, SILS, stray energy, thermal injury

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Nicole Tamara Townsend MD
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09/30/2015
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