Comparison of Different Types of Cutting Devices in Surgery (Review)

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  • Abstract

    The present work presents a description of various cutting devices with an emphasis on skin surgery for the optimal choice of instruments in plastic surgery. Physical principles of work with a description of the biological role of an ultrasonic scalpel, various laser cutting devices, electrosurgical instruments, including radiofrequency electrosurgery, are described. Studies of recent years, including systematic reviews and meta-analyzes, are devoted to comparative analysis of various cutting and coagulating devices among themselves and in comparison with the mechanical metal scalpel.


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    Electrosurgery; Knife; Laser surgery; Plastic surgery; Radio wave surgery; Radiofrequency electrosurgery; Scalpel; Skin; Wound healing; Ultrasound scalpel.

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Article ID: 24618
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i4.38.24618

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