MEGADYNE MEGA SOFT Reusable Patient Return Electrode

Versatile and easy-to-use patient return electrodes designed to assist in a wide variety of electrosurgical procedures.1 Simply place MEGADYNE MEGA SOFT Reusable Patient Return Electrode on the operating table and cover with a sheet and draw sheet.

MEGADYNE MEGA SOFT Reusable Patient Return Electrode

Features & Benefits

  • Patient-Centric Design

    Patient-Centric Design

    MEGA SOFT has been used in over 100 million procedures worldwide.2 No adhesives - eliminates adhesive-related injuries.1,3 Can be used with patient warming devices.1,3,4* Latex free.5

  • Ease of Use

    Ease of Use

    MEGADYNE MEGA SOFT Universal and Universal Plus Reusable Patient Return Electrodes can be used for any size patient1,3¥ in open, laparoscopic and robotic-assisted procedures. Easy to set-up; no skin preparation required.3 Compatible with most major brands of isolated electrosurgical generators.1,6±

  • Pressure Reduction and Comfort

    Pressure Reduction and Comfort

    MEGADYNE MEGA SOFT Universal Plus Reusable Patient Return Electrode is the newest addition to the MEGA SOFT family.  It is a lightweight pressure reduction pad1,7,8,ii for easy handling in the OR. MEGA SOFT Universal Plus was designed with more cushion to increase patient comfort1 and to enhance pressure reduction as compared to MEGA SOFT Universal.1,7,8

  • Environmentally Friendly

    Environmentally Friendly3i

    MEGADYNE MEGA SOFT Reusable Patient Return Electrodes are environmentally friendly - reusable up to 24 months.3i MEGA SOFT reduces waste.3i

Product Resources


How to Manage Surgical Effect with MEGADYNE MEGA SOFT
MEGADYNE MEGA SOFT vs. Traditional Sticky Pad CQM Technology

Supporting Documentation

Product Support


MEGADYNE MEGA SOFT Specification Sheet

MEGADYNE MEGA SOFT Technology Infographic


1. Ethicon, 28022018, Universal Plus Equivalency Memo, Feb 2018, Data on File. (115393-190529, 116780-190617, 118006-190704, 115396-190529, 117784-190702, 116660-190614, 115403-190529)

2. Ethicon, 07082019, Mega Soft Sales and Procedures Calculation 2019, Aug 2019, Data on File. (117766-190702)

3. As per Instructions For Use. (116780-190617, 118006-190704, 115396-190529, 114181-190514, 116789-190617)

4. Ethicon, 11052017, Warming devices used with Megasoft, May 2017, Data on File. (118006-190704)

5. Ethicon, 25022019, Natural Rubber Latex Statement for Megadyne Products, Feb 2019, Data on File. (117127-190621)

6. Ethicon, 14062017, Generator Compatibility Chart, June 2017, Data on File. (117784-190702)

7. Ethicon, ENG-RPT-406, Verification Testing I, Universal Mega Soft, Oct 2013, Data on File. (115403-190529)

8. Ethicon, 31072019, Megasoft Pad Weights Memo, July 2019, Data on File. (115403-190529)*Refer to Mega Soft™ and respective patient warming device IFUs

¥As per the IFU the device is intended to be used up to 24 months as a reusable patient return electrode for patients from .35 kg (0.8lb) and up (no maximum restriction)

±Per internal research

i. compared to traditional “sticky” patient return electrode

ii. compared to MEGA SOFT return electrode