cautery knife

cau·ter·y knife

a knife that sears while cutting, to diminish bleeding.

cau·tery knife

(kawtĕr-ē nīf)
Knife that sears while cutting, to diminish bleeding.

cau·tery knife

(kawtĕr-ē nīf)
Cutting tool that sears while cutting to diminish bleeding.
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Stabilize the vagina using clamps or figure-of-eight sutures and make a circular incision around the fistula with a cautery knife.