The use of direct current coagulation in surgery

  • Philip N. Sawyer
  • Sigmund A. Wesolowski


The evolution of the studies leading to the development of the direct current coagulator has been outlined. The direct current coagulator has been described and its effects in producing hemostasis in experimental animals, normal patients during operation and in patients with abnormal bleeding states is described.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip N. Sawyer
    • 1
  • Sigmund A. Wesolowski
  1. 1.From the Departments of Surgery and Surgica Research, Division of Vascular SurgeryState University of New York, Downstate Medical Centre and Kings County Hospital Medical CentreBrooklyn 3

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