Conmed Dispersive Patient Plate
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SKU: CON-7-900-7

Conmed Dispersive Patient Plate

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Conmed Dispersive Patient Plate Overview

If a patient plate (also called neutral electrode or dispersive plate) is required or preferred for High or Low mode operation, depending upon the surgical procedure, simply plug the dispersive plate into this connector. This reusable stainless steel return plate requires no gels or adhesive. It measures 3.5 in x 6 in (8.9 cm x 15.2 cm) and comes with an 8 ft (2.4 m) cord.

If you have purchased the optional cord and dispersive patient plate or the forceps and footswitch, you may wish to experiment with the effects of monoterminal and bipolar coagulation. You will find that monoterminal coagulation produces very deep effects while bipolar coagulation produces relatively superficial effects.

Monoterminal (Monopolar) with Dispersive Plate

Monoterminal applications with a dispersive plate (See Figure 4) are less common than monoterminal applications without a dispersive plate. Here, the high-frequency current starts from either of the bipolar terminals, then travels through an electrode to your patient, where it exits through the dispersive patient plate and returns directly to the unit. Monoterminal applications with a dispersive plate improve the coagulation efficiency by providing a better path for the current flow. It’s use is indicated when more effective coagulation is desired. The power setting should be reduced when a dispersive plate is used until the surgeon becomes accustomed to the increased coagulation efficiency that the dispersive plate provides. It is important that the dispersive plate has maximum contact area with the patient, and that contact is maintained whenever activation occurs. Do not allow the patient to break contact while the unit is activated, or a burn could result at the last point of contact. Place the dispersive plate under a well-vascularized muscle mass that is thoroughly clean and dry. Clean and shave site as necessary to provide adequate electrical connection. Avoid placement over scar tissue, bony prominences or other areas where pressure points on small areas might develop.

    Conmed Electrosurgery Literature

    Available Configurations:

    • 7-900-7 - Patient Plate for Hyfrecator 2000
    • 7-796-7 - Patient Plate for all other models

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