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

/cau·ter·iza·tion/ (kaw″ter-ĭ-za´shun) destruction of tissue with a cautery.

cauterization

[kô′tərīzā′shən]
Etymology: Gk, kauterion, branding iron
the process of burning a part of the body by 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.

cauterization

destruction of tissue with a cautery.
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However, few studies of tonsillectomies have on the other hand shown bipolar cauterization method to be more painful12.
Results of third ventriculostomy and endoscopic cauterization of choroid plexuses compared with mechanical shunts.
4% after enucleation alone but it was significantly lower after more aggressive therapy like curettage cauterization and resection (14.
Comparative study of the effects of submucosal cauterization of the inferior turbinate with or without outfracture.
An important number of topical, systemic, and surgical treatments are available for epistaxis, with variable effectiveness, among which are: cauterization, nasal packing, sclerotherapy, embolization, arterial ligation, nasal humidification, laser ablation, radiofrequency coblation, septal dermoplasty, and nasal closure (2, 3, 5, 6).
71% used hijama and approximately 22% of participants had used either cauterization or medical massage therapy.
Although there are no reports about specific therapy for this neoplastic disease, either surgical resection or cauterization of the mass to maintain patency of the vent, similar to treatment for cloacal papilloma and adenocarcinoma, (9) can be attempted.
We describe here the cauterization of the nail matrix with phenol after surgical resection of the tumor, a treatment that had good results.
Chemical cauterization with 10% povidone iodine with 50% salicylic acid (7) (SOR: B), 10% potassium hydroxide (8) (SOR: B), cantharidin (2) (SOR: C), or 25% to 50% trichloroacetic acid (6) (SOR: C) is also effective.
This rapid, complete hemostasis occurs without cauterization, vasoconstriction, coagulation, or even application of pressure.
Among the topics are Mongol imperial ideology, dialectical traces in Beilu yiyu, a Mongol warlord in Manchuria during the Yuan/Ming transition, a comparative analysis of original texts on one verse composition in The Secret History of the Mongols, paradigms of the images of the Mongols in Medieval Russia, cauterization, new Buddhist Mongolica from Dunhuang, Wang Guowei's collation of the Secret History, and exchange marriage in the royal families of nomadic states.