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The Ellman Surgitron RadioLase 4.8MHz
Ultra-fine precision cutting
Excellent Cosmetic Results
Decreased Post-Operative Pain
What is RadioSurgery?
Radiosurgery is the process of using a medical device which produces High-Frequency electric currents (3.8MHz) to both cut, and to coagulate human tissues such as skin. The energy from the device electrode is converted into heat in the tissues at this unique frequency which causes ultra-fine cutting.
What is the benefit of RadioSurgery?
There is much less tissue damage than conventional electrosurgical and diathermy procedures, giving excellent cosmetic results. Unlike electrocautery the electrode used in RadioSurgery remains cold at all times, and no pressure is required to remove the target skin lesion. Patients benefit from less fibrous scarring, less postoperative discomfort, and less visible scarring.
Is RadioSurgery a new procedure?
This is a well established procedure throughout the world, commonplace in Dermatology, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, as well as in Gynaecology, Podiatry and Vascular Surgery. RadioSurgery has been in use for a number of decades, however it is still not commonplace due to the requirements for it’s use, including the need for smoke evacuation equipment, sterilization facilities and training.
Are there any contra-indications to RadioSurgery?
The presence of a Cardiac Pacemaker may be a reason to avoid RadioSurgery, although it is not an absolute contra-indication and consultation can clarify if this would be a factor. Allergy to any of the products or medicines used during RadioSurgery must also be considered before embarking on this procedure.