07771422 is referenced by 32 patents and cites 113 patents.

Devices and methods for electrolytic electrosurgery wherein a detector is located proximal to an active electrode on an electrosurgical probe, optionally disposed between the active electrode and a return electrode, the detector detecting at least on parameter relating to electrolysis. The detected parameter can include pH concentration, temperature, conductivity, impedance, ion, concentration, electrolytic gas consumption, electrolytic gas production, pressure or sound. The detected parameter can be employed in control systems to control systems to control activation or operation of the electrosurgical probe.

Title
Methods and devices for electrosurgery
Application Number
11/6079
Publication Number
7771422 (B2)
Application Date
December 6, 2004
Publication Date
August 10, 2010
Inventor
Roy E Morgan
San Jose
CA, US
Wayne K Auge II
Santa Fe
NM, US
Agent
Peacock Myers P C
Vidal Z Oaxaca
Janeen Vilven
Assignee
NuOrtho Surgical
MA, US
IPC
A61B 18/14
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