James Westervelt

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BACKGROUND The ultrasonically activated (Harmonic) scalpel has proven to be an effective, efficient, and safe instrument for dissection and hemostasis in both open and laparoscopic surgical procedures. To date, the primary use of the Harmonic scalpel in laparoscopic cholecystectomies has been for the division of the cystic artery and liver bed dissection.(More)
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