The LigaSure™ small jaw device is a multifunctional tissue sealing system, featuring an (Covidien test report RB dated September 14, ) 2. Our portfolio of LigaSure™ blunt tip devices delivers reliable vessel sealing — now with nonstick nano-coating on the jaws. Covidien Valleylab Ligasure LF Advance Monopolar Laparoscopic Sealer/ Divider Hand piece w/cables. “FDA Regulation: The sale of this item may be.

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Laparoscopic nephroureterectomy in children: Subscribe to Bariatric News! Fall product reviews: To this end, the engineers gave us the LigaSure Advance. Monday, October 14, – Int J Gynaecol Obstet. International Urology and Nephrology. No part of this website may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, transmitted in any form or by any other means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without prior permission in writing of the Managing Editor.

In theory, the LigaSure Advance has the capability to do all these things. Also shop in Also shop in.

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In fairness, this may simply be a reflection of the fact that the newer design moves away from the more traditional pistol grip to pigasure most surgeons are accustomed, but none of the surgeons who tried it liked it better than the older style. If a given surgeon is able to get ligasrue out of the device that it is supposed to deliver coagulation, cutting, dissecting, and grasping there may be some added value, but at that retail price, even that is a stretch. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.


Electrosurgical bipolar vessel sealing during vaginal hysterectomy.

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This technology can fuse vessels up to and including 7 mm, lymphatics, and tissue bundles, and has an average seal cycle of two to four seconds in most surgical situations. Covidien Submitted by Dendrite admin on Thu, ligxsure Second, jaws retain the same low friction platform common in all the LigaSure laparoscopic devices. Covidien test report RB dated September 14, The nonstick coated jaws of the LigaSure blunt tip require fewer cleanings during a procedure than the legacy device.

J Obst Gynaecol Res. Summary In the highly competitive space that is the laparoscopic coagulating and cutting device market, the LigaSure Advance does not seem to add much except cost.

Laparoscopic nephrectomy using LigaSure system: Get the latest news in your inbox. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

In particular, after several uses to seal vessels, the coagulum buildup on the tip can prevent the jaws from opening and closing completely; this in turn disables a safety mechanism on the cutting blades. Operative Outcome and Cost analysis. Prospective comparison of four laparoscopic vessel ligation devices.


Int J Gynaecol Obstet. Sutureless open low anterior resection with total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer with the use of the electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing system. You are looking at: Comparison of the use of electrothermal bipolar vessel sealer with harmonic scalpel in total laparoscopic hysterectomy.

This technology can fuse vessels up to and including 7 mm, lymphatics, tissue bundles and pulmonary vasculature, and has an average seal cycle of two to four seconds in most surgical situations. We look forward to the pleasure of serving you. Background Laparoscopic surgery involving the ligation of blood vessels requires surgeons to choose their weapons. Med Sci Monit; 13 5: Journal of Obstetrics Gynaecology. Randomized trial of suture versus electrosurgical bipolar vessel sealing in vaginal hysterectomy.

Med Sci Monit; 13 5: This drive for added value is distinctly apparent in this new tool. Med Sci Monit; 13 5: Unless otherwise stated, all goods sold have been either opened or have been previously used.

Electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing device vs. Use of LigaSure bipolar diathermy system in vaginal hysterectomy.