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A bioplar electrosurgical forceps carries a thermocouple junction at the distal end of each of two mutually opposed prongs. The junctions are formed by welding a constantan wire directly to the ferrous metal prongs, thereby avoiding the need for electrical isolation.

Title
Bipolar electrosurgical forceps
Application Number
7/319050
Publication Number
4938761
Application Date
March 6, 1990
Publication Date
July 3, 1990
Inventor
Frieder H Ensslin
Rochester
NY, US
Agent
Trask Britt & Rossa
Assignee
MDT Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/39
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