Navigation Links
PEAK Surgical Announces Completion of First PRECISE Clinical Study, Receipt of Medical Design Excellence Award for PEAK(R) Surgery System and Achievement of Over 1,000 Surgeries Using PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM)
Date:4/7/2009

/b>

For decades, surgeons have relied on scalpels to cut skin and delicate tissues and have used electrosurgical devices to cut and coagulate fat and other thicker, tougher tissues. Although scalpels precisely cut tissue, they do not control bleeding. Electrosurgical devices, on the other hand, cut efficiently and control bleeding but cause extensive thermal damage to surrounding tissue. In cases where the risk of collateral damage or scarring from electrosurgery is considered to be unacceptable, surgeons must use both a traditional scalpel for cutting and an electrosurgical device for coagulation.

The PlasmaBlade family of devices offers the precision of a scalpel and the bleeding control of a traditional electrosurgery device in a single surgical instrument. The PlasmaBlade family includes the PlasmaBlade 4.0, which is designed to be used to cut through all types of soft tissue, including skin, fat and muscle; the PlasmaBlade Needle, which has a fine needlepoint tip and is specifically designed for ultra-precise surgical procedures; and the PlasmaBlade EXT, which is designed for use in surgical procedures requiring an extended-reach tip.

Unlike most radiofrequency-based surgical products that use continuous voltage waveforms to cut tissue, the PULSAR Generator supplies pulsed plasma radiofrequency energy to the PlasmaBlade to incise tissue and control bleeding. Because the radiofrequency energy is provided through short on-and-off pulses via a highly insulated cutting electrode, the PlasmaBlade cuts at half the average temperature of a conventional electrosurgery device and can be as low as 50 degrees Centigrade. This temperature reduction results in significantly less damage to surrounding tissues compared to traditional electrosurgery. The PlasmaBlade is also able to dissect tissue in a completely submerged surgical field, another shortcoming of traditional electrosurgical devices.

Preclinical results ha
'/>"/>

SOURCE PEAK Surgical, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Innocoll Announces Dosing of Last Patient in Second US Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Investigate GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections in Colorectal Surgery Patients
2. Innocoll Announces Dosing of Last Patient in US Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Investigate GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections in Cardiac Surgery Patients
3. Children and Orthopaedic Surgical Emergencies
4. Novel Product for Post Surgical Scar Formation Entering Clinical Development
5. ThromboGenics Begins Phase III Program With Microplasmin for the Non-surgical Treatment of Back of the Eye Disease
6. PEAK Surgical Receives 510(k) Clearance to Market PEAK(R) Surgery System for Use in Expanded Indications
7. News Media Advisory: Worlds Leading Surgical Oncologists to Gather at McLaren Regional Medical Center to Present Latest Work on Breast, Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatments
8. American Heart Association Journal Report: Surgical Residents Perform Heart Surgery as Effectively as Staff Surgeons
9. PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) Needle
10. Morse CyberKnife CEO James G. Schwade, M.D. Announces Non-Surgical Treatment With CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Prostate Cancer
11. Innocoll Announces Dosing of Last Patient in US Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Investigate CollaRx(R) BUPIVACAINE SURGICAL IMPLANT for the Management of Post-Operative Pain
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2015)... 2015 Research and ... of the "Investigation Report on China,s Pranoprofen ... Originally discovered by Welfide (Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma ... as an inflammatory drug, pranoprofen was later developed ... under the trade name of pranopulin for the ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... WARRENVILLE, Ill. , Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... Patterson Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDCO ), is ... the previously announced acquisition of Patterson Medical by ... Medical will retain its name for a transition ... distributor of rehabilitation and sports medicine products.  With ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... HONG KONG , August 28, 2015 ... Gero in collaboration with one of the leading academics ... Reis (current world record holder in life extension for ... new insights into biology of aging and age-related diseases, primarily, ... networks. The work has just been published as "Stability analysis ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Investigation Report on China's Pranoprofen Market, 2010-2019 2Patterson Medical Positioned for Continued Growth as a Newly Independent Company 2Patterson Medical Positioned for Continued Growth as a Newly Independent Company 3Gero: Physics Meets Biology to Help Defeat Aging 2Gero: Physics Meets Biology to Help Defeat Aging 3
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... "I have been ... Place, N.Y. "I specialize in manual therapy, and my invention will provide headache ... used for additional muscle dysfunction throughout the body." , They developed THE RELIEVER ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... Next weekend is Labor Day weekend, the ... ends on September 22nd this year). For IT security personnel, it should also mark ... could prove far more costly than a simple headache. , Joe Caruso, founder and ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... TX (PRWEB) , ... August 29, 2015 , ... ... allows the company to freely market and sell Arterosil and Arterosil HP, and ... Health Sciences, LLC (DHS) sued Vascular Health Sciences, LLC (VHS) in the United ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... The Kentucky State Department of ... for the position they are applying for, they are unable to pass the initial ... considering altering drug testing policies in order to be able to hire long-term, skilled ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... , ... As reported by Medical Daily on August 22 , Cellfina, ... last for two years, the longest of any cellulite reduction system currently on the ... long-lasting, effective solution for their cellulite, according to Dr. Robert Weiss, director of the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Inventors and InventHelp Clients Develops Tension Reliever (LGI-1951) 2Health News:Business Cyber Security – Come Out of the Summer with a Clean Slate 2Health News:Business Cyber Security – Come Out of the Summer with a Clean Slate 3Health News:Business Cyber Security – Come Out of the Summer with a Clean Slate 4Health News:Hiring Obstacles: Drug Abuse a Problem for Workforce 2Health News:Hiring Obstacles: Drug Abuse a Problem for Workforce 3Health News:Hiring Obstacles: Drug Abuse a Problem for Workforce 4Health News:Maryland Dermatologists Discuss Non-Invasive Cellulite Reduction System Cellfina Receiving 2-Year FDA Clearance 2Health News:Maryland Dermatologists Discuss Non-Invasive Cellulite Reduction System Cellfina Receiving 2-Year FDA Clearance 3
... Newest Auction Campaign of Upscale Properties in Denver, Colorado , ... ... online real estate auction marketing firm, LFC Group of Companies, launched ... on its residential real estate website, Freedom Realty Exchange ( FRE.com/284R3 ...
... A proven and widely adopted research informatics ... with the implementation at a world-class multidisciplinary ... the University of Wisconsin Institute for Clinical ... to handle their clinical research data collection ...
... a new study from the Centers for Disease Control ... 5.5 million in 2005 to 16 million in 2050, ... of blindness in working-age people. The CDC study ... that is motivating ophthalmic research around the globe. Hideharu ...
... foods consumed during pregnancy might protect against asthma and ... apple a day while you,re pregnant may indeed keep ... your unborn child. , Recent research suggests ... have lower rates of asthma. , And, mothers who ...
... than vitamin supplementation. , ... Phoenix, AZ (Vocus) January ... of the National Cancer Institute confirmed that vitamin supplementation provided no ... on the heels of numerous studies which all draw the same ...
... The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) awarded five grants ... interventions aimed at preventing falls in people with ... five different research projects at NPF Centers of ... United States. NPF supports a strong network ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Let the Bidding Begin in Online Auction of Denver Luxury Homes 2Health News:Let the Bidding Begin in Online Auction of Denver Luxury Homes 3Health News:Let the Bidding Begin in Online Auction of Denver Luxury Homes 4Health News:OnCore System Supporting Research Informatics Needs of the University of Wisconsin's Institute for Clinical and Translational Research 2Health News:OnCore System Supporting Research Informatics Needs of the University of Wisconsin's Institute for Clinical and Translational Research 3Health News:OnCore System Supporting Research Informatics Needs of the University of Wisconsin's Institute for Clinical and Translational Research 4Health News:Ophthalmology highlights Jan. 2009 2Health News:Prenatal Nutrition, Postnatal Allergy Protection 2Health News:Prenatal Nutrition, Postnatal Allergy Protection 3Health News:Treadmill Desks More Effective in Cancer Prevention for Women than Vitamin C, E and Beta Carotene Supplementation 2Health News:Treadmill Desks More Effective in Cancer Prevention for Women than Vitamin C, E and Beta Carotene Supplementation 3Health News:The National Parkinson Foundation Awards Five Grants for the Falls Prevention Initiative 2Health News:The National Parkinson Foundation Awards Five Grants for the Falls Prevention Initiative 3
Disposable tracheostomy care tray....
Disposable tracheostomy care tray....
Disposable tracheostomy care tray....
Disposable tracheostomy care tray....
Medicine Products: