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An electrosurgical instrument is disclosed for the treatment of tissue in the presence of an electrically-conductive fluid. The instrument comprises an instrument shaft, and a tissue treatment electrode at one end of the shaft, the tissue treatment electrode being constructed to define thermal barriers for limiting thermal conduction therealong, thereby to encourage the formation and maintenance of a layer of vapor over the electrode.

Title
Electrosurgical instrument
Application Number
740258
Publication Number
6090106
Application Date
March 26, 1998
Publication Date
July 18, 2000
Inventor
Colin Charles Owen Goble
South Glamorgan
GB
Nigel Mark Goble
Nr. Cardiff
GB
Agent
Nixon & Vanderhye P C
Assignee
Gyrus Medical
GB
IPC
A61B 18/18
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