Peak Surgical said that the PlasmaBlade 3.0S is cleared for use in general, plastic and reconstructive, ENT, gynecologic, orthopedic, arthroscopic, spinal and neurological surgical procedures in the US.

Peak Surgical claimed that the product features a 3.0mm wide blade for cutting precision, integrated suction for visibility and a telescoping shaft that extends from 5.5cm to 15cm for improved surgical access.

John Tighe, president and CEO of Peak Surgical, said: “We continue to see significant adoption of the PlasmaBlade by surgeons and hospitals as more than 25,000 surgical procedures have been performed with the PlasmaBlade to date since its launch in July 2008.”