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The electrosurgical unit (“ESU”) “pencil” wars are heating up now that both the short and long-term health hazards caused by inhaling surgical plume have been accepted1,2. Perioperative nursing groups and various industry leaders have led the way in educational efforts aimed at clinicians, hospital administrators...

Prior writings have revealed our belief that the meaning of the term, “smoke evacuation” has evolved well beyond meaning a method for capture of trace gases and particulates produced as a result of pyrolysis of tissue. As our teachings indicate, based upon third party testing...

Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California approves the miniSquair for use in their operating rooms. Its use is approved for all specialties. Also announced was a study to determine the ability of the miniSquair to reduce bioaerosols in spine surgery. The study is...