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electrocoagulation

 [e-lek″tro-ko-ag″u-la´shun]
a type of electrosurgery by which tissue is coagulated using a modulated alternating current.

e·lec·tro·co·ag·u·la·tion

(ē-lek'trō-kō-ag'yū-lā'shŭn),
Coagulation produced by an electrocautery.

electrocoagulation

/elec·tro·co·ag·u·la·tion/ (-ko-ag″ūl-a´shun) coagulation of tissue by means of an electric current.

electrocoagulation

(ĭ-lĕk′trō-kō-ăg′yə-lā′shən)
n. Medicine
Therapeutic use of a high-frequency electric current to bring about the coagulation and destruction of tissue.

electrocoagulation

[-kō·ag′yəlā′shən]
Etymology: Gk, elektron + L, coagulare, to curdle
a therapeutic destructive form of electrosurgery in which tissue is hardened by the passage of high-frequency current from an electric cautery device. Also called surgical diathermy. Compare electrodesiccation.

e·lec·tro·co·ag·u·la·tion

(ĕ-lek'trō-kō-ag'yū-lā'shŭn)
Coagulation produced by an electrocautery.

electrocoagulation

See ELECTROCAUTERY.

Electrocoagulation

a technique using electrical energy to destroy the warts. Usually done for warts within the anus with a local anesthesia, electrocoagulation is most painful form of therapy, and can cause both bleeding and discharge from the anus.

electrocoagulation

tissue coagulation by electrocautery, e.g. intraoperative haemorrhage control (Table 1)
Table 1: Forms of electrosurgery
Electrosurgery typeFeatures
ElectrofulgurationUses a high-voltage, dampened waveform to produce a spark that arcs from the probe tip to the skin lesion, causing superficial charring of the lesion surface
ElectrosectionUses an undampened or mildly damped current in conjunction with a very fine emitting electron to produce a cutting effect through soft tissue
ElectrocoagulationUses an intermittent damped current in conjunction with a larger emitting electrode to produce less intense heat over a larger area to induce coagulation and thereby haemostasis
ElectrodesiccationUses an intermittent damped waveform with high voltage and a lower current emitted from a ball electrode to induce cell dehydration and tissue shrinkage

e·lec·tro·co·ag·u·la·tion

(ĕ-lek'trō-kō-ag'yū-lā'shŭn)
Coagulation produced by an electrocautery.

electrocoagulation (ēlek´trōkō-ag´yōōla´shən),

n the use of electrically generated heat to destroy tissue by coagulation necrosis. Usually a platinum wire electrode or loop is used.

electrocoagulation

a method of electrosurgery used to coagulate tissue, which employs moderately damped or modulated undamped alternating current, and requires both an active concentrating electrode and an inactive dispersing electrode. See also electrosurgery.

bipolar electrocoagulation
the electrical current passes between two tips of a handpiece.
monopolar electrocoagulation
the electrical current passes from the handpiece to a ground plate, passing through the patient.
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