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*  Ultrasonic cavitation device
It is used in number of surgical procedures such as resection of small endocrine pancreatic tumours, partial nephrectomy, ... Ultrasonic cavitation device is a surgical device using low frequency ultrasound energy to dissect or fragment tissues with low ... Instruments used in general surgery Sabiston textbook of surgery : the biological basis of modern surgical practice (19th ed ... salvage splenectomy, head and neck procedures and gynecological tumours. ...
*  Image-guided surgery
... (IGS) is any surgical procedure where the surgeon uses tracked surgical instruments in conjunction with ... Existing IGS systems use different tracking techniques including mechanical, optical, ultrasonic, and electromagnetic. When ... Most image-guided surgical procedures are minimally invasive. A field of medicine that pioneered and specializes in minimally ... A hand-held surgical probe is an essential component of any image-guided surgery system.[citation needed] During the surgical ...
*  Surgical smoke
... ultrasonic scalpel dissection, high speed drilling or burring, or any procedure done by means of a surgical device that is used ... the dangers from toxicity or possible infectivity of surgical smoke produced by electrosurgery or ultrasonic scalpel procedures ... Surgical smoke has been identified to carry viable bacteria that have been cultured from surgical smoke, including Bacillus ... CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) Ball K (1995). "Surgical smoke: Is it safe to breathe?". Today's Surgical Nurse ...
*  Minimaze procedure
Development of a definitive surgical procedure". J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 101 (4): 569-83. PMID 2008095. Prasad S, Maniar H, ... An ultrasonic device is positioned epicardially, on the left atrium, around the pulmonary veins, and intense acoustic energy is ... They are procedures derived from the original maze procedure developed by James Cox, MD. James Cox, MD, and associates ... The mini-maze procedures are cardiac surgery procedures intended to cure atrial fibrillation (AF), a common disturbance of ...
*  Rhinoplasty
Non-surgical rhinoplasty is a medical procedure in which injectable fillers, such as collagen or hyaluronic acid, are used to ... Using an ultrasonic scanner, the flap-pedicle is centre-aligned upon the Doppler signal of the supraorbital artery. Afterwards ... Furthermore, regarding plastic surgical scars, the age of the patient is a notable factor in the timely, post-surgical healing ... Sushruta also developed the forehead flap rhinoplasty procedure that remains contemporary plastic surgical practice. In the ...
*  Apicoectomy
... is an endodontic surgical procedure whereby a tooth's root tip is removed and a root end cavity is prepared and filled with a ... ultrasonic preparation tips and calcium-silicate based filling materials. Removal of the root tip is indicated to remove the ... "Outcome of Surgical Endodontic Treatment Performed by a Modern Technique: A Meta-analysis of Literature". Journal of ... A meta-analysis published in 2010 indicated an overall success rate of 85-95% for surgical endodontic treatment using a modern ...
*  Cataract surgery
Two main types of surgical procedures are in common use throughout the world. The first procedure is phacoemulsification (phaco ... It involves the use of a machine with an ultrasonic handpiece equipped with a titanium or steel tip. The tip vibrates at ... In very thick opacified posterior capsules, a surgical (manual) capsulectomy is the surgical procedure performed. A YAG ... and NGO-sponsored Eye Surgical camps has replaced older surgical procedures.[citation needed] In rare cases, infections have ...
*  Magnetic implant
This procedure is popular among biohackers and grinders, but remains experimental. Magnetic implants are often performed by ... Magnetic implants can also be used in converting other sensory inputs such as ultrasonic or infra-red into a touch sensation. ... amateurs at home, using readily available surgical tools and magnets found online. However, some professional body modification ... Magnetic implantation is an experimental procedure in which small, powerful magnets are inserted beneath the skin, often in the ...
*  Diathermy
"A single-blind controlled study of electrocautery and ultrasonic scalpel smoke plumes in laparoscopic surgery". Surgical ... or the use of high-frequency electromagnetic currents as a form of physical or occupational therapy and in surgical procedures ... Surgical diathermy is usually better known as "electrosurgery". (It is also referred to occasionally as "electrocautery", but ... Concerns have also been raised regarding the toxicity of surgical smoke produced by electrocautery. This has been shown to ...
*  Breast implant
The surgical implantation procedures that have reduced the incidence of capsular contracture include submuscular emplacement, ... Non-surgical treatments for collagen-fiber capsules include massage, external ultrasonic therapy, leukotriene pathway ... surgical procedures chemical degradation of the breast implant shell trauma (blunt trauma, penetrating trauma, blast trauma) ... women who underwent a mastectomy procedure tend to die earlier than women who underwent a lumpectomy procedure, with like ...
*  Breast augmentation
... pre-procedure breast volume. Medical complications In every surgical and non-surgical procedure, the risk of medical ... Non-surgical treatments for collagen-fiber capsules include massage, external ultrasonic therapy, leukotriene pathway ... Pre- and post-procedure, the breast volumes were measured; the patients underwent pre-procedure and 6-month post-procedure MRI ... augmentation mammoplasty procedure instead of the surgical procedures usual for effecting breast augmentation, breast-defect ...
*  Tonsillectomy
... is a surgical procedure in which both palatine tonsils are removed from a recess in the side of the pharynx ... Harmonic scalpel: This medical device uses ultrasonic energy to vibrate its blade at 55kHz. Invisible to the naked eye, the ... Coblation tonsillectomy: This surgical procedure is performed using plasma to remove the tonsils. Coblation technology combines ... Although tonsillectomy is nowadays performed much less frequently than in the 1950s, it remains a common surgical procedure in ...
*  Chronic periodontitis
"A systematic review of the effect of surgical debridement vs non-surgical debridement for the treatment of chronic ... This is done using a powered ultrasonic or sonic scaler and/or unpowered hand instruments. "In patients with chronic ... "Both scaling and root planing alone and scaling and root planing combined with flap procedure are effective methods for the ... Open flap surgery is more effective than non-surgical periodontal therapy in deep pocketing : " ...
*  Tethered spinal cord syndrome
The procedure of spine shortening via vertebral osteotomy (SSVO) for TCS is a surgical technique that avoids the complication ... Nelson, Jr., Marvin D. (2010). "Ultrasonic Evaluation of Tethered Cord Syndrome". In Yamada, Shokei. Tethered Cord Syndrome in ... Similar effects were found in redox behavior of tethered spinal cord during the surgical procedures to repair it. This can be ... Although detethering is the common surgical approach to TCS, another surgical option for adults is a spine-shortening vertebral ...
*  Charles Kelman
Inspired by his dentist's ultrasonic tools, in 1967 Kelman introduced the technique that uses ultrasonic waves to emulsify the ... Charles Kelman, For revolutionizing the surgical removal of cataracts, turning a 10-day hospital stay into an outpatient ... procedure, and dramatically reducing complications. Charles Kelman, MD, father of phaco, dies, Ophthalmology Times, Jun 9, 2004 ...
*  IEC 60601
... requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of high frequency surgical equipment and high frequency surgical ... Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of X-ray equipment for interventional procedures IEC ... Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of ultrasonic physiotherapy equipment IEC 60601-2-6 ... Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of surgical luminaires and luminaires for diagnosis IEC ...
*  Therapeutic ultrasound
... refers generally to any type of ultrasonic procedure that uses ultrasound for therapeutic benefit. This ... is essential to the procedures of ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy and endovenous laser treatment for the non-surgical treatment ... Gel is used on all surfaces of the head to reduce friction and assist transmission of the ultrasonic waves. Therapeutic ... These procedures generally use high frequency ultrasound (1-10 MHz) and a range of intensities (0-20 W/cm2). The acoustic ...
*  Buttock augmentation
Because the surgical procedure requires the tumescence and anaesthesia of the gluteal-region area to be corrected, the ... The quick fat-harvesting allowed by the ultrasonic lipectomy technique has eliminated the larger (long and wide) surgical ... The corrective procedures for buttcock augmentation and buttcock repair include the surgical emplacement of a gluteal implant ( ... The medical complications possible to a surgical buttocks augmentation procedure, the submuscular emplacement of a gluteal ...
*  Bark (sound)
The controversial surgical procedure known as 'debarking' is a veterinary procedure for modifying the voice box so that a ... Sonic/ultrasonic (including vibration) - these collars produce a tone which humans may or may not be able to hear, in response ...
*  Scaling and root planing
"Non-surgical periodontal treatment with a new ultrasonic device (Vector-ultrasonic system) or hand instruments". J Clin ... These procedures may be referred to as scaling and root planing, periodontal cleaning, or deep cleaning. These names all refer ... Ultrasonic scalers vibrate at a high frequency to help with removing stain, plaque and calculus. In addition, ultrasonic ... Although the final result of ultrasonic scalers can be produced by using hand scalers, ultrasonic scalers are sometimes faster ...
*  Physical factors affecting microbial life
Until recently ultrasonic systems were used for cleaning, cutting, the welding of plastics, and in medical therapy. High power ... Autoclaves generate steam at higher than boiling point and are used to sterilise laboratory glassware, surgical instruments, ... Laboratory centrifuges routinely achieve 5000-15000g, a procedure which often kills a considerable portion of microbes, ... is their incomplete destruction through inadequate procedures with a consequent risk of producing pathogens resistant to heat ...
*  Irinel Popescu
... by performing modern procedures like vascular exclusion, transparenchimatos approach, ultrasonic dissection, etc. - Helped that ... Surgical Section, from 2006 - Honorary member of Chinese Society of Surgery, from 2007 - Member of European Academy of Surgical ... International School of Surgical Oncology). For his extraordinary merits in liver surgery and organ transplants, he was awarded ... European Surgical Association), from 2007 - Honorary member of National Chapter for Serbia and Montenegro of the IHBA ( ...
*  Bladder stone
Cystolithotomy is a surgical procedure for the removal of bladder stones in the case that one has been deemed too large to pass ... The urologist visualizes the stone and uses ultrasonic energy or laser lithotripsy to cause fragmentation of the stones into ... Most bladder stones can be dealt with by an endoscopic procedure, to avoid the need for a surgical incision. An open ... This procedure requires anesthesia and may require admission to a hospital. Complications of this treatment include infection ...
*  Debridement
Surgical debridement can be performed in the operating room or bedside, depending on the extent of the necrotic material and a ... Debridement in this case may be performed using ultrasonic instruments, which fracture the calculus, thereby facilitating its ... patient's ability to tolerate the procedure. The surgeon will typically debride tissue back to viability, as determined by ... Surgical or "sharp" debridement and laser debridement under anesthesia are the fastest methods of debridement. They are very ...
*  Devocalization
... some countries have even outlawed the procedure. I do not believe the surgical procedure is cruel; however, failing to address ... Types of corrective collars include vibration, citronella spray, ultrasonic and electrostatic/shock collar. Because dogs often ... Position Statement on Surgical Procedures for Resolving Behavior Problems, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to ... Dogs will normally bark just as much as before the procedure. After the procedure the sound will be softer, typically about ...