electrocauterization


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Related to electrocauterization: cauterisation, electrocautery, electrical cauterization

e·lec·tro·cau·ter·i·za·tion

(ē-lek'trō-kaw'tĕr-i-zā'shŭn),
Cauterization by passage of high-frequency current through tissue or by a metal device that has been electrically heated.

electrocauterization

Electrocoagulation, electrosurgery, fulguration Surgery Cauterization by passage of high frequency current through electrically heated tissue; excision of abnormal or diseased tissue or control of bleeding in small blood vessels of the skin and in a surgical field with controlled electric current

e·lec·tro·cau·ter·i·za·tion

(ĕ-lek'trō-kaw'tĕr-ī-zā'shŭn)
Cauterization by passage of high frequency current through tissue or by metal that has been electrically heated.

e·lec·tro·cau·ter·i·za·tion

(ĕ-lek'trō-kaw'tĕr-ī-zā'shŭn)
Cauterization by passage of high-frequency current through tissue or a metal device that has been electrically heated.
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Besides this being a surgery without electrocauterization, a more comfortable postoperative period, relief of lower urinary tract symptoms and cessation of alpha-blocker therapies may provide explanations for these results.
The variables included in the analysis were age, race, precedence, schooling, parity, number of sexual partners, secretions, previous Papanicolaou exams, episodes of sexually transmitted diseases (based on patient-supplied information), electrocauterization, contraceptive methods, alcohol consumption, smoking habits, and the results of the cytology and cervical infection by Chlamydia trachomatis by the two methods (direct immunofluorescence and real-time PCR).
To prevent recurrence, electrocauterization at the site of excision is recommended.
4,9-12) Conservative management in mammals consists of balloon dilation under direct visualization and often includes corticosteroid administration, laser, electrocauterization with removal of exuberant tissue, or the use of intraluminal stents.
4) Electrocauterization is to be avoided, in order to reduce thermal damage to the hair follicles.
Endoscopic interventions such as argon plasma coagulation laser photocoagulation electrocauterization band ligation and sclerosis have been considered as playing a critical role in the treatment of BRBNS.
Curettage can also be combined with electrocauterization.
A simple method for preventing misplaced electrocauterization.