Monthly Archives - October 2016

The cool thing about non-stick forceps

Why are non-stick forceps important and how are they made? Non-stick forceps do not stick to patient’s tissues and therefore bring more precision and accuracy in grasping. This results in easier cleaning during and after the operation. These electrosurgical Forceps have a tip made of a special non sticking alloy  and sometimes come with a specialized coating that improve the electrical conductivity of the working surface. What makes them non-stick is this special feature of  high thermal diffusion. As an industry standard, [...]

Difference between Bipolar & Monopolar Instruments

The basic difference between these two types of instruments is the way the electric current passes through them. In case of Monopolar instruments the current passes through the tissue from electrode and returns through a separate pad placed under the patient and thus completing its circuit through patient’s body. When it comes to bipolar instruments the current passes from one electrode of instrument to the tissue and returns to the other electrode of the same instrument. In other words, in bipolar [...]