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A cooled electrosurgical system includes an electrosurgical device having at least one electrode for applying electrical energy to tissue. In one embodiment, the electrode includes an internal cavity in which a cooling medium such as water is contained. The internal cavity is closed at the distal end of the device such that the cooling medium is contained within the electrode at the surgical site such that the cooling medium does not contact the tissue being treated.

Title
Electrosurgery with cooled electrodes
Application Number
8/402881
Publication Number
5647871
Application Date
March 10, 1995
Publication Date
July 15, 1997
Inventor
Philip R Lichtman
Newton
MA, US
John C Meade
Walpole
MA, US
Andy H Levine
Newton Centre
MA, US
Agent
Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C
Assignee
MicroSurge
MA, US
IPC
A61B 17/39
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