Ultrasound Surgical Units

Definition : Devices designed for the performance of surgery using ultrasound frequency energy; the heating effect that causes tissue cutting and coagulation is provided by friction when tissue comes into contact with a vibrating blade. These units typically include a high-frequency generator (frequencies of 23.5 and 55.5 kHz are typical), a handpiece in which electrical energy is transformed into mechanical ultrasonic vibration, and blades (e.g., shears) to apply the ultrasound energy to the target tissue. Ultrasound surgical units are used mostly in laparoscopic surgery procedures (e.g., splenectomy) to coagulate and cut tissue, providing proper hemostasis in vessels up to 3 mm in diameter without significant desiccation or charring. Dedicated units intended for dental treatments are also available.

Entry Terms : "Harmonic Scalpels" , "Surgical Units" , "Ultrasonic Activated Scalpels" , "Laparoscopic Coagulating Shears" , "Coagulating Shears, Ultrasonic" , "Ultrasonic Surgical Cutter/Coagulators" , "Cutter/Coagulators, Ultrasonic, Surgical" , "Scalpels, Ultrasonic" , "Ultrasonic Scalpels"

UMDC code : 18049

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Medical Energy Inc

Company Type: Parent

MEDICAL ENERGY, INC. offers more than just laser surgery products! Our "Commitment to Integrity, Quality, and Reliable Performance" is an ideal that is built into every component of our LIGHTFORCE ™ GOLD Laser Technology.

Misonix Inc

Company Type: Parent

Misonix has long been at the forefront of ultrasound technology and is a world leader in the design, development, manufacturing, and marketing of ultrasonic surgical devices. Our innovative, ultrasonic platforms for surgical applications include aspirators for the removal of both soft and hard tissue, instruments for laparoscopic cutting and coagulation, devices for wound cleansing and debridement, products for precision bone cutting and sculpting, and liposuction instrumentation for improving body aesthetics.

Synergetics Inc

Company Type: Parent

Synergetics™, Inc. (O'Fallon, MO) was founded in 1991 with an initial focus on the repair of retinal instrumentation. Today, Synergetics™, Inc. is known as Synergetics™ USA, Inc. the result of a merger with Valley Forge Scientific Corp. (King of Prussia, PA) in 2005. Synergetics™ USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: SURG) has grown to become a publicly traded, company and largely recognized as the innovation leader within the surgical retina community within the ophthalmology market and in the neurosurgery disciplines of bipolar electrosurgery and ultrasonic aspiration.

Tenex Health

Company Type: Parent

Tenex Health is pioneering minimally invasive therapies for removal of diseased soft tissue and restoration of healthy musculoskeletal function. Our mission is to help people quickly and safely relieve pain, restore function, and return to doing the things they enjoy.

Wave Form Systems Inc

Company Type: Parent

Wave Form Systems provides our customers with more than just the most advanced surgical technologies. Our highly-trained, experienced and professional team will give you the confidence to know that when you use Wave Form Systems, your staff and patients will benefit from the finest in equipment and technical experience available anywhere.

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