cryoprobe


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cryoprobe

 [kri´o-prōb″]
an instrument for applying extreme cold to tissue.

cry·o·probe

(krī'ō-prōb),
An instrument used in cryosurgery to apply extreme cold to a selected area.
[cryo- + L. probo, to test]

cryoprobe

/cryo·probe/ (kri´o-prōb) an instrument for applying extreme cold to tissue.

cryoprobe

(krī′ə-prōb′)
n.
A surgical instrument used to apply extreme cold to tissues during cryosurgery.

cry·o·probe

(krī'ō-prōb)
An instrument used in cryosurgery to apply extreme cold to a selected area.
[cryo- + L. probo, to test]

cryoprobe

A surgical instrument used to apply extreme cold to tissues during CRYOSURGERY.

cryoprobe

an instrument for applying extreme cold to tissue.
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11-13) Knott et al studied cryotherapy in the larynx after endoscopic carbon dioxide laser cordectomy with and without adjuvant therapy with a cryoprobe.
Temperature and pressure measurements are used to measure the thermodynamic performance of each of the components in the cryoprobe system.
The limited cooling power that is available even with today's cryoprobes makes it necessary to use several cryoprobes in order to destroy tumors of any substantial size.
Consecutively, 4 Iceseed cryoprobes (Galil Medical) were percutaneously introduced in the tumour.
Additionally, the probes and other equipment involved in transporting the liquid nitrogen to the cryoprobe must be vacuum insulated and therefore the system is bulky and rigid; these are undesirable properties for a piece equipment that is meant to be minimally invasive and used in a surgical setting.
NMR's capacity to determine absolute structure has proven useful in the study of polymers; Bruker BioSpin markets the Polymer CryoProbe which is specifically designed for this application.
In group 1 birds (n = 6), primary feather 10 of both wings was treated with the diode laser (10 W, 2 seconds) and primary feather 6 was treated with the cryoprobe (5 seconds, 3 cycles).
Bleeding from the cryoprobe hole required bipolar coagulation, and an adhesion that formed between the coagulated area and the small bowel created a bowel obstruction.
In 27 exophytic posterior lesions, we recorded only 1 failure, and this was in a lesion that was implanted with only 1 cryoprobe (Table 4).
Contract notice: Supply and installation of the upgrade of a nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer 500 megahertz equipped with cryoprobe.
Cryotherapy in particular, with either liquid nitrogen or a cryoprobe, is the option many physicians use when physical removal is the goal.