The ArthroCare® Quantum™ System (Model RF 12000) and ArthroCare® Quantum™ 2 System (Model
RF 12000)are bipolar, radiofrequency (RF) electrosurgical systems designed for use in arthroscopic and
orthopedic procedures. Each System consists of the following components:
1) a bipolar radiofrequency Controller;
2) a reusable, non-sterile Power Cord;
3) a reusable, non-sterile Foot Control;
3a) a reusable, non-sterile wireless Foot Control (optional);
4) a reusable, non-sterile Patient Cable (optional); and
5) a disposable, sterile ArthroWand®
An optional reusable non-sterile Hand Control is also available for use with the System.
The Controller is the voltage source that delivers RF energy to the treatment site via a reusable Patient
Cable and sterile Wand, or an integrated Cable Wand (ICW), or a sterile Wand/Cable combination.
The reusable Patient Cable (optional) is supplied non-sterile and is designed for sterilization prior to use.
The sterile disposable Wand is available in various single or multi-electrode configurations and is
The Controller is activated by either a reusable Foot Control, or an optional reusable Hand Control, or
Wand with Integrated Finger Switches.