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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 and 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 and 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