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Ahila’s Diathermy Round Knife for Endoscopic Ear Surgery.

A new interesting article has been published in Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Dec;70(4):495-497. doi: 10.1007/s12070-018-1489-y. Epub 2018 Sep 10. and titled:

Ahila’s Diathermy Round Knife for Endoscopic Ear Surgery.

Authors of this article are:

Nagalingeswaran A, Dinesh Kumar R.

A summary of the article is shown below:

As endoscopic ear surgery is evolving day by day there is a constant need for improvisation in terms of instrumentation, visualization and clear bloodless surgical field. The applications of Ahila’s Diathermy Round Knife for Endoscopic Ear Surgery are presented. The development of Ahila’s diathermy round knife will prevent shifting to two handed ear surgery or the need for Endo holders. This new instrument is a game changer in endoscopic ear surgery creating a clean incision and bloodless field to operate. Surgical Instruments represent a major financial asset to the healthcare facility. Careful attention to care, handling and sterilization is essential to avoid costly replacements, enhance patient and surgeon satisfaction, reduce costs and delays in the Operating room and enhance patient safety. Ahila’s round diathermy knife may facilitate the performance of surgery and advance the art of Endoscopic surgery to a higher level.

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Diathermy;Endoscopic surgical procedures;Otology;Round knife

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