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cautery

 [kaw´ter-e]
1. a caustic substance or hot or cold instrument used in cauterization.
chemical cautery chemocautery.
cold cautery cryocautery.
electric cautery electrocautery (def. 2).

cau·ter·y

(kaw'ter-ē),
1. An agent or device used for scarring, burning, or cutting the skin or other tissues by means of heat, cold, electric current, ultrasound, or caustic chemicals.
2. Use of a cautery.
[G. kautērion, a branding iron]

cautery

/cau·tery/ (kaw´ter-e)
1. an agent used for cauterization.

actual cautery 
1. an instrument that destroys tissue by burning.
2. the application of such an instrument.
cold cautery  cryocautery.
electric cautery , galvanic cautery electrocautery.
potential cautery , virtual cautery cauterization by an escharotic, without applying heat.

cautery

(kô′tə-rē)
n. pl. cauter·ies
1. An agent or instrument used to destroy abnormal tissue by burning, searing, or scarring, including caustic substances, electric currents, lasers, and very hot or very cold instruments.
2. The act or process of cauterizing.

cautery

[kô′tərē]
Etymology: Gk, kauterion, branding iron
1 a device or agent used in the coagulation of tissue by heat or caustic substances.
2 a destructive effect produced by a cauterizing agent.

cau·tery

(kaw'tĕr-ē)
An agent or device used for scarring, burning, or cutting the skin or other tissues by means of heat, cold, electric current, or caustic chemicals.
[G. kautērion, a branding iron]

cautery

A surgical instrument or agent used to burn, scar or destroy tissue. The electric cautery often consists of a short loop of wire, at the end of an insulated handle, which is made red hot by the passage of an electric current. The actual cautery is a metal rod heated in a flame.

Cautery

The use of heat, electricity, or chemicals to destroy tissue.
Mentioned in: Nosebleed

cautery

device used to cut, scarify or destroy tissue, by application of energy (heat, laser or an electric current)

cau·tery

(kaw'tĕr-ē)
Agent or device for scarring, burning, or cutting the skin or other tissues with heat, cold, electric current, ultrasound, or caustic chemicals.
[G. kautērion, a branding iron]

cautery

1. the application of a caustic agent, a hot instrument, an electric current, or other agent to destroy tissue.
2. an agent so used.

cold cautery
cauterization by carbon dioxide, called also cryocautery.
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Eleven (79%) of the 14 patients had successful localisation and cautery of the bleeding site, with no subsequent bleeding during the 24-hour observation period.
The uterine incision was made by unipolar cautery in 112 cases and by morcellation in 53 cases.
On the other hand, a cautery method, applying heat, risked damaging the arterial tissue further by actually burning the hole open so it couldn't be closed effectively.
It makes more sense to suction or sponge away the blood and then cover the bleeder with a lap pad and slowly roll the pad away Then, just as the site starts to bleed, use the cautery This directly targets the bleeder and avoids boiling a large area.
It can be treated with cautery, nasal tamponade or, in rare cases, vessel ligation or embolization.
STL owns "SAF-T-VAC", a FDA approved and patented electro cautery device used by surgeons to cut or cauterize tissue.
Additional accessories include scissors along with bipolar and monopolar cautery devices.
Tenders are invited for Cautery Machine Bipolar Model : Gem 400-400 W, Micro Computer Controlled Electrosurgical Unit, Microcontroller Based, Feather Touch System, Digital Pure Cut : 400 W, Blend1 : 250 W, Blend2 : 200 W, Spay : 120 W, Fulgurate : 150 W, Dessicate : 80 W, Bipolar Micro Coag : 80 W, Operating Frequency : 500 Khz, Isolated Rf Out Put Auto Compensation Net Work, One Additional Hand Pies Cord .
Cautery can be extremely helpful for treating granulation tissue, especially when an ototopical preparation has failed.
SURGICAL EQUIPMENT, INSTRUMENTS, AND SUPPLIES: CBYON Suite, ESD Flexible Endoscopic Suturing Device, StealthStation Treon Treatment Guidance System (Treon), Thermal Cautery Unit (TCU), Model 150, UltraCision Harmonic Scalpel GEN04
Bleeding was minimal, as hemostasis was achieved with bipolar cautery; care was taken to avoid cautery in the region of the recurrent laryngeal nerve.
Methods of treatment involve one or more of the following: cold cautery -- destroying the warts by freezing, a treatment similar to removing common warts on the hands or feet; hot cautery -- burning the warts off with an electrical instrument; laser treatment -- using a pinpoint laser light beam to burn the wart (laser surgery to the vagina is difficult and may not be successful); surgery for removal of warts, which produces scars; and treatment with chemical solutions such as Podophyllin and trichloroacetic acid, powerful drugs that destroy genital warts.