What is a Coblator wand?

What is a Coblator wand?

COBLATION™ adenotonsillectomy Wands. Access hard to reach sinus anatomy. Our clinical use of plasma for tissue ablation and dissection, known as COBLATION, results in temperatures typically no higher than 40-65 °C, minimizing surrounding tissue thermal damage during tonsillectomy procedures.

What does a Coblator do?

Coblation (a word derived from “controlled ablation” involves using low-temperature radiofrequency and a saline solution to gently and precisely remove the problematic tissues. The risk of injury to surrounding tissue is much lower than with cautery, and patients return to their normal activities more quickly.

What is a Coblator II?

Product Usage: The Coblator II (Model RF8000E) is a bipolar, radiofrequency electrosurgical system designed for use in otorhinolaryngology (ENT) surgery. The Coblator II is indicated for ablation, resection, and coagulation of soft tissue and hemostasis of blood vessels in otorhinolaryngology (ENT) surgery.

What is COBLATION Smith and Nephew?

COBLATION◊ is a proprietary technology from Smith and Nephew that is used in the WEREWOLF◊, QUANTUM◊ and ATLAS◊ products. COBLATION Technology. Lower temperature than other RF-based technologies,1 with AMBIENT◊ Technology for accurate monitoring of intra-articular fluid.

Is coblation a radiofrequency?

Coblation is a minimally-invasive approach to ENT procedures. It uses gentle radiofrequency technology and natural saline to precisely remove or shrink targeted tissues, while minimizing damage to the surrounding, healthy areas.

What is coblation adenotonsillectomy?

Coblation Adenotonsillotomy is a subtotal removal of the tonsil and adenoid tissue. It has the advantage of being less painful than a traditional tonsillectomy with all the same benefits for sleep apnoea. The risk of bleeding is lower which is especially helpful with young children.

What is Coblation of turbinates?

Nasal coblation (also referred to as submucosal coblation or turbinate reduction) is a minimally invasive treatment for hypertrophic (swollen) turbinates. Turbinates are long, thin bones covered in thin membranes (soft tissue) lining both sides of the inside of your nasal passages.

What is coblation Turbinoplasty?

Turbinate reduction (also known as turbinoplasty or turbinectomy) is a surgical procedure that reduces the overall size of the turbinates allowing for airflow which results in symptommatic relief of nasal obstruction and congestion.

What is coblation Chondroplasty?

Coblation chondroplasty is a cost-saving procedure compared with MSD in the treatment of patients with grade III articular cartilage lesions of the knee.