electrocauterization


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Related to electrocauterization: cauterisation, electrocautery, electrical cauterization

e·lec·tro·cau·ter·i·za·tion

(ē-lek'trō-kaw'tĕr-i-zā'shŭn),
Cauterization by passage of high-frequency current through tissue or by a metal device that has been electrically heated.

electrocauterization

Electrocoagulation, electrosurgery, fulguration Surgery Cauterization by passage of high frequency current through electrically heated tissue; excision of abnormal or diseased tissue or control of bleeding in small blood vessels of the skin and in a surgical field with controlled electric current

e·lec·tro·cau·ter·i·za·tion

(ĕ-lek'trō-kaw'tĕr-ī-zā'shŭn)
Cauterization by passage of high frequency current through tissue or by metal that has been electrically heated.

e·lec·tro·cau·ter·i·za·tion

(ĕ-lek'trō-kaw'tĕr-ī-zā'shŭn)
Cauterization by passage of high-frequency current through tissue or a metal device that has been electrically heated.
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Adenoidectomy data for the hydrogen peroxide and control groups Study patients Hydrogen peroxide group (n=117) (n=58) Operation time (min) 10.50[+ or -]1.91 8.67[+ or -]0.48 Hemostasis time (min) 4.71[+ or -]1.07 3.67[+ or -]0.27 Recurettage and/or 8 (6.8%) 3 (5.2%) bipolar electrocauterization Control group (n=59) p (a) Operation time (min) 12.30[+ or -]0.69 <0.001 Hemostasis time (min) 5.73[+ or -]0.31 <0.001 Recurettage and/or 5 (8.5%) 0.717 bipolar electrocauterization (a) Chi-square test for categorical data and Student's t-test for continuous data
Electrocauterization was performed on the eyes in Group 1 according to the method described below.
Surgical intervention and electrocauterization are re- served for residual lesions or correction of deformities.
All patients underwent transurethral electrocauterization of their ulcers, which resulted in immediate pain relief.
--total ischemia ligation of four blood vessels (electrocauterization of the vertebral artery, with bilateral ligation of carotid artery by paraffined thread for 10 min, followed by perfusion lasting 60 min), marked as R-group, 4 animals
This study shows that diluted vasopressin may decrease operation time and electrocauterization frequency during laparoscopic stripping of ovarian endometriomas; however, the difference between case and control groups was not statistically significant.
Several treatments including surgery, cryotherapy, electrocauterization, laser or topical agents all focus on eradicating the lesions; however, the treatment strategy can vary depending on the disease location, severity, and the patients immune status [2].
(4) Possible treatment modalities have been reported, including surgical excision, laser ablation, cryotherapy, electrocauterization, interferon, and retinoic acid.
* PATIENT'S CLAIM The ObGyn used excessive electrocauterization during the first operation, leading to fistula development.
Modern electrocauterization is a process by which tissue is burnt using heat conduction from a metal probe heated by electric current.
Severe acanthosis or pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia can lead to the development of unusually large lesions which should be treated with electrocauterization, cryotherapy or surgical excision.5