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Laparoscopic Capacitance: A Mystery Measured. Experiments in Pigs with Confirmation in the Engineering Laboratory

Citation

Grosskinsky, Clemens M.; Ryder, Rebecca M.; Pendergrass, Haywood M.; & Hulka, Jaroslav F. (1993). Laparoscopic Capacitance: A Mystery Measured. Experiments in Pigs with Confirmation in the Engineering Laboratory. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 169(6), 1632-5.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Our purpose was to determine whether capacitive currents induced in operative laparoscopes during endoscopic electrosurgery can cause unintentional injury and to measure these currents in the laboratory.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0002-9378(93)90455-r

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Author(s)

Grosskinsky, Clemens M.
Ryder, Rebecca M.
Pendergrass, Haywood M.
Hulka, Jaroslav F.

Year Published

1993

Volume Number

169

Issue Number

6

Pages

1632-5

Reference ID

395