The Problem with 'Suction Only' Methods to Reduce Surgical Smoke Exposure.

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Rodger, D. (2022). The Problem with 'Suction Only' Methods to Reduce Surgical Smoke Exposure. Aesthetic plastic surgery. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00266-022-02917-4
AuthorsRodger, D.
AbstractSurgical staff and patients are frequently exposed to surgical smoke and there is mounting evidence that this may be harmful. Borsetti et al. have devised a novel approach to minimising intraoperative exposure to surgical smoke. Here, I briefly outline my concerns with the 'suction only' approach to addressing this problem.
KeywordsSurgical smoke; Plume; Laser; Harm; Diathermy
Year2022
JournalAesthetic plastic surgery
PublisherSpringer
ISSN1432-5241
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1007/s00266-022-02917-4
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Online18 May 2022
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Accepted18 Apr 2022
Deposited01 Jun 2022
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