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Research Article

Technical Development of a New Semispherical Radiofrequency Bipolar Device (RONJA): Ex Vivo and In Vivo Studies

Table 3

Data concerning thermal alteration: there were no significant differences between the groups.

Standard device;RONJA; value
mean ± S.E.M. (median)mean ± S.E.M. (median)

Thermal alteration at the resection margin (%)—right lobe98.33 ± 1.67 (100.00)98.33 ± 1.67 (100.00)
Thermal alteration at the resection margin (%)—left lobe100.00 (unchanging)95 ± 3.42 (100.00)
Maximum depth of necrosis (mm)—right lobe 13.00 ± 1.61 (13.00)14.83 ± 2.20 (14.00)1
Maximum depth of necrosis (mm)—left lobe13.67 ± 1.94 (14.00)14.00 ± 0.97 (13.50)1
Weight of resected particle (g)—right lobe9.55 ± 1.37 (10.20)15.33 ± 2.65 (14.40)0.567
Weight of resected particle (g)—left lobe11.75 ± 1.29 (11.30)14.75 ± 1.05 (14.25)0.567
Maximum depth of thermal alteration (cm)—right lobe1.08 ± 0.08 (1.00)1.42 ± 0.07 (1.40)0.08
Maximum depth of thermal alteration (cm)—left lobe1.08 ± 0.05 (1.00)1.45 ± 0.07 (1.45)0.08