Olympus has announced a new version of its SONICBEAT surgical device. The new SONICBEAT will broaden and enhance the entire Olympus THUNDERBEAT portfolio.

SONICBEAT is an innovative ultrasonic energy device with Olympus’ jaw design. It delivers rapid cutting and reliable 5mm vessel sealing from a single multifunctional hand instrument. The surgical instrument’s wiper jaw design distributes pressure evenly along the jaw length for consistent sealing. With excellent tip grasping force, precise dissection via a fine tip design and wide opening aperture, the instrument delivers surgical control in dissection and grasping.

SONICBEAT is available in four lengths (10, 20, 35 and 45 cm) and three handle designs to meet a variety of surgical needs. SONICBEAT is intended for use in open, laparoscopic (including single-site) and general surgery. It is used to cut (dissect) vessels in gynecologic, thoracic, urologic and endoscopic surgical procedures.

Energy devices can be used in all forms of surgical intervention, but they play a particularly important role in today’s minimally invasive surgeries replacing traditional sealing devices such as sutures, clips and staples.