During the procedure, the surgeon noted the instrument was arcing unintentionally, and burned the uterus.
The tip was changed out and it continued to arc.
A new instrument was opened and functioned with no problems.
It is unknown if the new instrument was of the same or a different lot.
======================manufacturer response for monopolar curved scissors, da vinci monopolar curved scissors (per site reporter).
======================they want the device back within a very short period of time or they reserve the right to cancel the rma without notice.