Ex Vivo Results

The Ex Vivo tests were performed with bovine liver tissue and porcine veins.
Test 1 : ExpandoHeat Forceps Device

  • End-Effector Length: 1.8 cm (both sides)
  • Tissue Sample Size: 3 mm thick by 5 mm wide
  • Power: 40 W (20 W per side)
  • Microwave Frequency: 2450 MHz
  • Time: 15 s

Test 2: ExpandoHeat Forceps Device

  • End-Effector Length: 2.4 cm (both sides)
  • Tissue Sample Size: 10 mm thick by 10 mm wide
  • Power: 80 W (40 W per side)
  • Microwave Frequency: 2450 MHz
  • Time: 20 s

Test 3&4: ExpandoHeat Forceps Device

  • End-Effector Length: 2.4 cm (both sides).
  • Tissue Sample Size: 7 mm diameter porcine vein
  • Power: 80 W (40 W per side)
  • Microwave Frequency: 2450 MHz
  • Time: 10 s
  • End-Effector Length: 2.4 cm (both sides)
  • Tissue Sample Size: 7 mm diameter porcine vein
  • Power: 80 W (40 W per side)
  • Microwave Frequency: 2450 MHz
  • Time: 10 s

Test 5: ExpandoHeat Three Probes Catheter Device

  • End-Effector Length: 1.8 cm (each probe)
  • Tissue Sample Size: 6 cm thick by 10 cm wide
  • Power: 80 W (26.5 W per probe)
  • Microwave Frequency: 2450 MHz
  • Time: 120 s

Test 6: ExpandoHeat Two Probes Catheter Device

  • End-Effector Length: 1.8 cm (each probe)
  • Tissue Sample Size: 4 cm thick by 6 cm wide
  • Power: 80 W (40 W per probe)
  • Microwave Frequency: 2450 MHz
  • Time: 120 s

Test 7: ExpandoHeat Single Probe Catheter Device

  • End-Effector Length: 1.8 cm
  • Tissue Sample Size: 4 cm thick by 6 cm wide
  • Power: 60 W
  • Microwave Frequency: 2450 MHz
  • Time: 120 s