cryocautery


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cryocautery

 [kri´o-kaw″ter-e]
cauterization by freezing, using a substance such as liquid nitrogen or carbon dioxide snow, or a very cold instrument. Called also cold cautery.

cry·o·cau·ter·y

(krī'ō-kaw'ter-ē),
Any substance, such as liquid nitrogen or carbon dioxide snow, or a low temperature instrument, the application of which causes destruction of tissue by freezing.
Synonym(s): cold cautery

cryocautery

The destruction of tissue by applying extreme cold–eg, with liquid nitrogen

cry·o·cau·ter·y

(krī'ō-kaw'tĕr-ē)
Any substance, such as liquid air or carbon dioxide snow, or a low temperature instrument, the application of which causes destruction of tissue by freezing.
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The majority of patients (57%) received cryocautery of the cervix as the treatment of choice for dysplasia, warts, or chronic cervicitis [6] (Table 5).
Number Patient Management (N = 200) Percent Follow-up treatment Cryocautery 85 42.5 Cryocautery and 5-fluorouracil 29 14.5 Referral to specialist 29 14.5 None indicated in chart 22 11 Observation and Papanicolaou 19 9.5 smear Returned to primary medical 6 3 doctor Other 6 3 5-Fluorouracil only 4 2 Follow-up Papanicolaou smear None indicated in chart 86 43 Class I 40 20 Class II 56 28 Class III 16 8 Other 2 1 Referred to specialist 28 14 Conization 11 5.5 Laser 5 2.5 Repeat colposcopy 2 1 Colposcopy and cryocautery 2 1 Did not show 2 1 Hysterectomy 1 .5 had repeat colposcopies by a gynecologist, 2 of whom eventually had cryocautery.
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In the absence of invasive cervical cancer, treatment by electrocautery, cryocautery, and, increasingly, laser cautery is performed.
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