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What is the difference between bipolar and monopolar Forceps?

Monopolar Forceps  With Monopolar Forceps , the active electrode is in the surgical site. The  return electrode is elsewhere on the patient’s body. The current passes through the patient as it completes the circuit from the active electrode to the return electrode. Bipolar Forceps With Bipolar Forceps , both the active electrode and return electrode … Continue reading

What is electrosurgery?

Electrosurgical generators are capable of producing a variety of current waveforms. Depending on the clinical results desired, different waveforms can be used to produce differing tissue effects. An understanding of the ways in which the electrosurgical generator can modify current is necessary to better understand the options available to the surgeon. Any current can be … Continue reading