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About this product

Division: Mitek Sports Medicine
Category: Arthroscopic Surgery - Shoulder, Knee, Hip, Small Joint

The VAPR® Radiofrequency Electrode System is designed to provide soft tissue ablation (vaporization), contouring, cutting and hemostasis of blood vessels during arthroscopic surgical procedures and is comprised of the following components (sold separately):

   - VAPR 3 Radiofrequency Generator
   - VAPR Electrodes (electrodes with integrated handle or 2-piece electrodes with handpiece)
   - VAPR System Wired Footswitch
   - Power Cord

Intended Use

The VAPR 3 Electrode System, when used with a VAPR Electrode, is intended for resection, ablation and excision of soft tissue and hemostasis of blood vessels in patients requiring arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, ankle, and wrist.

Features & Benefits


Features Benefits
Versatile portfolio of VAPR® electrodes Choice of optimized electrode shape and performance features for different anatomical areas and targeted arthroscopic procedures
“Safety-Fault” feature Protection of arthroscopic equipment from damage caused by proximity of radiofrequency energy
Automatic electrode ID detection for simple default setups Optimized and safe performance for various electrode types without the need to manually adjust the settings
Individual control over ablation and coagulation Flexibility and enhanced safety by adjusted ablation speed and depth of tissue effect based on anatomical area and individual patient factors
CA#13210A V0748A
Please refer to the surgical technique guide or package inserts if included for a complete list of indications, contraindications, precautions and warnings. For further information on DePuy Synthes Products, please contact your local DePuy Synthes Representative .
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