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scalpel

Known as: KNIFE, SURGICAL, SCALPEL, ONE-PIECE 
A small, thin knife used for surgery.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Electrosurgery for dissection and haemostasis should be associated with minimal thermal spread to surrounding tissues… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Lasers have in principle the capability to cut at the level of a single cell, the fundamental limit to minimally invasive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVES: To compare postoperative tonsillectomy pain between 3 commonly used surgical devices: the Harmonic Ultrasonic Scalpel… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To compare the effects of postoperative pain after ovariohysterectomy by harmonic scalpel-assisted laparoscopy (HALO… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE The study's objective was to compare instrument performance and tissue healing when steel scalpel, ultrasonic scalpel… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE We assessed the usefulness of the LigaSure (Valleylab, Boulder, Colorado) vessel sealing system for vascular control… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
HYPOTHESIS The technique of thyroidectomy has undergone little change in several decades. The harmonic scalpel, using ultrasonic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Electrocautery is used increasingly for tissue dissection, although fears of excessive scarring and poor wound healing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
ObjectiveTo assess the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic liver resections. Summary Background DataThe use of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
This study compares the histologic effects of scalpel, CO2 laser, electrosurgery, and constant-voltage electrosurgery incisions… Expand
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