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RESEARCH ARTICLE

An Improved Bipolar Cautery with Scissors for Laparoscopic Surgery with Additional Feature

Shelar Sharad Shivdas

Citation Information : Shivdas SS. An Improved Bipolar Cautery with Scissors for Laparoscopic Surgery with Additional Feature. World J Lap Surg 2010; 3 (1):37-39.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1079

Published Online: 01-04-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Background

In laparoscopic surgery, usually a vascular pedicle or a tissue to be cut is first coagulated and later cut by scissors separately. Here the author has created an instrument with dual function of hemostasis as well as cutting without changing the instruments.

Methods

The author has used the described instrument for comparision in 16 laparoscopic appendicectomy and 14 laparoscopic hysterectomy. Here the parameter was time required for only cauterization and subsiquent cutting. Appendix was ligated by Meltzers knot.


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