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1. (WO2018132375) ELECTROSURGICAL UNIT AND SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/132375    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/012953
Publication Date: Fri Jul 20 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jan 10 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A61B 18/12
A61B 18/16
A61B 18/14
Applicants: MEDTRONIC ADVANCED ENERGY LLC
Inventors: GEARHEART, John
HUBELBANK, David
SMITH, Jesse
PODANY, Vaclav O
Title: ELECTROSURGICAL UNIT AND SYSTEM
Abstract:
Systems, such as an electrosurgical unit, and method for use with an active electrode and a plurality of return electrodes are disclosure. An electrosurgical treatment is provided to tissue via the active electrode at a treatment site and a first return electrode of the plurality of return electrodes at the treatment site. An impedance measurement is received or determined of an impedance in the tissue between the active electrode at the treatment site and a second return electrode of the plurality of return electrodes at a site remote from the treatment site.