Bovie Medical Corporation
William T Bovie, the inventor of modern electrosurgery, first used an electrosurgical generator in an operating room on October 1, 1926, at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Symmetry Surgical proudly welcomed the Bovie electrosurgical product line to our portfolio in 2018. The portfolio includes generators, smoke evacuators, cauteries, lighting, colposcopes, accessories and the Bovie brand. Over seventy-five years later, Symmetry Surgical proudly continues the work of William T. Bovie – advancing the name you trust with deep clinical expertise, premier customer service and uncompromising quality.
Bovie®: The Most Trusted and Recognized Brand in Electrosurgery
A few days earlier (September 28, 1926) Dr. Harvey Cushing, a leading neurosurgeon, had been unsuccessful in removing a mass from a patient’s head due to its highly vascular nature. In Dr. Cushing’s notes from October 1st, “…with Dr. Bovie’s help, I proceeded to take off, most satisfactorily, the remaining portion of tumor with practically none of the bleeding which was occasioned in the preceding operation.”