06206876 is referenced by 281 patents and cites 22 patents.

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
9/516089
Publication Number
6206876 (B1)
Application Date
March 1, 2000
Publication Date
March 27, 2001
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
US
Assignee
Seedling Enterprises
MA, US
IPC
A61B 18/14
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