Plasma Vaporization Therapy provides patients and clinicians with a number of benefits.1, 2
Patient benefits include:
Olympus offers a versatile portfolio of Plasma electrodes which gives your surgeon flexibility and unparalleled precision. Your surgeon will make the best clinical decision as to which electrode to use for a safe, effective and reliable treatment. What does it mean for you?
- Shorter procedure time
- Reduced side-effects
- Quicker recovery time
Clinical & economic benefits include:
Olympus Resection in Saline Electrodes includes a variety of electrode choices for urological procedures, including the PlasmaButton™™ as well as the loop (various sizes), band, knife, and roller ball options. Their seamless integration with the Olympus resectoscope system ensures surgical tissue removal with minimal bleeding, increased visibility, and decreased procedure time. Only Olympus electrodes are designed to conform to the precise Olympus resectoscope specifications and tolerances necessary to assure safe, effective, and reliable operation.
- Short catheterization time
- Use has been demonstrated in patients on anticoagulants
- Reduced risk of TUR syndrome
- Reduced risk of obturator nerve stimulation
- Low risk of hyponatremia
- More precise cutting and coagulation
- Improved visualization compared to monopolar transurethral resection
- High ablation rate
- Less bleeding
- Short learning curve & great for teaching residents
- Versatile in TURP and TURBT procedures
Plasma Therapy is covered by Medicare and most private insurers.
Please contact your health insurance provider for additional information or use our Find a Physician tool to find a provider near you.Find a Physician
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The use of Plasma technology provides safe, long-lasting results for patients, while offering healthcare providers an easy-to-use solution.