Ultrasonically Activated Device and Vessel-Sealing Device
The ultrasonic wave solidification incision device (ultrasonically activated device, or USAD) was developed and introduced at the beginning of the 1990s , which has become a milestone event in the advancement of endoscopic surgery. A giant step forward in endoscopic surgery was noted with the development of the USAD, especially regarding vascular ligation and increased hemostasis. More recently, a vessel-sealing device (VSD) has been developed as another option for hemostasis.
KeywordsEndoscopic Surgery Laparoscopic Gastrectomy Tissue Resection Heat Damage Wave Vibration
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