Instruments for Surgery

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Instruments for Surgery
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PRINCIPLE OF SURGICAL DIATHERMY High frequency currents, apart from their usefulness for therapeutic applications, can also be used in operating rooms for surgical purposes involving cutting and coagulation. The frequency of currents used in surgical diathermy units is in the range of 1–3 MHz in contrast with much higher frequencies employed in short-wave therapeutic diathermy machines. This frequency is quite high in comparison with that of the 50 Hz mains supply. This is necessary to…
Dr R.S. Khandpur: HANDBOOK OF BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION, THIRD EDITION. Instruments for Surgery, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export