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Table 8 Histological properties of sealed carotid arteries

From: Safety and effectiveness of a novel generator algorithm for bipolar vessel sealing: a randomised controlled chronic animal study

PropertySample #
BCM#1BCM#2BCM#3BCM#4TSM#1TSM#2TSM#3
Occlusion of arterial lumenYesYesNoaYesYesYesYes
Transition zoneBroadBroadSmallBroadBroadBroadBroad
Thrombus formationYesNoYes, strongNoYesYesYes
Invagination of the mediaCompleteCompleteIncompleteCompleteCompleteCompleteComplete
  1. aThe arterial lumen reopened, probably because of the mechanical excision of the specimen from the animal