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Understanding Surgical Diathermy

24 January, 2012 | MedWOW, Surgery Equipment

Surgical diathermy, also known as electrosurgery, is the passage of a high-frequency alternating current through the body to produce a desirable surgical effect. The electrosurgery device market is lucrative and highly competitive. Understanding a few basic principles of electrosurgery physics can allow a surgeon to be a more informed consumer of electrosurgical products.