cauterization


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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·i·za·tion

(kaw'ter-ī-zā'shŭn),
The act of cauterizing.
See also: cautery.

cauterization

Diathermy, electrodiathermy The use of heat to destroy tissues or close minute bleeding vessels Methods Thermal, electrical, cryocauterization, laser, chemicals

cau·ter·i·za·tion

(kaw'tĕr-ī-zā'shŭn)
The act of cauterizing.
See also: cautery
Synonym(s): cauterisation.

cauterization

The deliberate destruction of tissue by the local application of heat using an instrument known as a cautery. This may be a simple heated probe, an electrically heated wire loop, a high-frequency electrode or a laser. See also DIATHERMY.
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With the help of endoscope, one can know the exact site of bleeding and do bipolar cauterization. To avoid nasal packing in posterior epistaxis, endoscopic cauterization is recommended as the first line of treatment.
All those children who had bleeding disorders, history of significant nasal trauma, previous nasal cauterization, liver or renal disorder, children with bilateral nasal bleed or nasal crusting and who lost to follow up after the procedure were excluded from the study.
Exclusion criteria were individuals having bleeding disorder, liver and renal dysfunction (as bleeding disorders can affect results); cases of nasal trauma; cases who had previous nasal surgery or cauterization; individuals on anti-clotting medications and cases with bilateral nasal bleeds were excluded.
Permanent dysphonia more than 06 months is due to cutting, ligation or cauterization. RLN damage is more common in surgeries performed for carcinomas, hyperthyroid goiter due to increased vascularity and recurrent goiter due to adhesions and anatomical disorders.11-14 In our study RLN injury in thyroid carcinoma cases was 13%, hyperthyroid goiter was 8.7% and in recurrent goiter it was 21.7%.
Caption: Figure 1: The microdissectors, malleable cauterization microprobe, and microknife.
We successfully treated hydrocephalus in our patient with WWS by ETV with choroid plexus cauterization (CPC).
Book of the Vessels, which was excavated in Zhangjiashan ([phrase omitted]), is a collection of Cauterization Canon of the Eleven Vessels of the Foot and Forearm, Cauterization Canon of the Eleven Yin and Yang Vessels, and Model of the Vessels [10].
(1989) opined that treating eye cancer in cattle by surgical excision followed by cauterization of growth bed with silver nitrate lead to healing of wound in 20-25 days.
Chemical cauterization with silver nitrate or copper sulphate, (2).
Nine months after the surgical procedure, he was admitted to the emergency room because of bleeding in the stomal outer margin, which was controlled by local handling (compression and cauterization).