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New Studies Highlight Benefits of Coblation(R)-Assisted Procedures in Airway Fire Prevention and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Date:9/24/2008

Results Presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck

Surgery Annual Meeting

CHICAGO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In studies presented this week at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting, researchers found that Coblation(R)-assisted procedures eliminated the risk of airway fires, and Coblation(R)-Assisted Sinus Surgery (CASS) procedures lowered the risk of blood loss in nasal polypectomy/endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS).

Results of a study, sponsored by ArthroCare and entitled, "Device-Related Risk of Airway Fire in Oropharyngeal Surgery," presented today on the podium by Soham Roy, MD, a member of ArthroCare's Strategic Advisory Board for its ENT division, and Lee Smith, MD, compared the risk of airway fire for an electrosurgical device (Bovie) and a bipolar radiofrequency ablation wand (Coblator(R)) in a mechanical chicken cavity model. Their study found that the risk of airway fire appeared to be eliminated with Coblation, while electrosurgical devices, such as Bovie, present a significant risk of fire during open cavity surgery in oxygen-enriched environments. All experimental conditions were tested for four minutes, or until a positive result was achieved and were repeated in another model to ensure accuracy.

"Intraoperative fires are a well-described and devastating complication of oropharyngeal and airway surgery, some leading to severe injury and/or death," said Dr. Roy, lead investigator of the study from Children's ENT of Houston and Texas ENT Consultants. "We are currently conducting further investigations to determine the risk of airway fire with other surgical modalities, including laser, which is commonly used in ENT procedures."

At the American Rhinologic Society Fall Meeting, conducted in tandem with AAO-HNS, a study, entitled "Effect of Coblation Polypectomy on Estimated Blood Loss in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (ESS): A Pilot Study," found
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