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electrocoagulation

 [e-lek″tro-ko-ag″u-la´shun]
a type of electrosurgery by which tissue is coagulated using a modulated alternating current.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

e·lec·tro·co·ag·u·la·tion

(ē-lek'trō-kō-ag'yū-lā'shŭn),
Coagulation produced by an electrocautery.
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electrocoagulation

(ĭ-lĕk′trō-kō-ăg′yə-lā′shən)
n. Medicine
Therapeutic use of a high-frequency electric current to bring about the coagulation and destruction of tissue.
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e·lec·tro·co·ag·u·la·tion

(ĕ-lek'trō-kō-ag'yū-lā'shŭn)
Coagulation produced by an electrocautery.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

electrocoagulation

See ELECTROCAUTERY.
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Electrocoagulation

a technique using electrical energy to destroy the warts. Usually done for warts within the anus with a local anesthesia, electrocoagulation is most painful form of therapy, and can cause both bleeding and discharge from the anus.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

e·lec·tro·co·ag·u·la·tion

(ĕ-lek'trō-kō-ag'yū-lā'shŭn)
Coagulation produced by an electrocautery.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In the last decade, electrocoagulation has attracted the attention of many researchers to treat wastewaters.
After taking out the tumor, the wound was rinsed and observed carefully and electrocoagulation was applied to suspected bleeding spots.
The electrocoagulation and filtration were monitored for turbidity, color, and COD, as well as pH variation.
In other to ensure effective and efficient electrocoagulation treatment of wastewater, there is need for the study of the kinetic of the treatment process.
(9) Besides removing the tumor nodules, the high voltage electrocoagulation is used for avoiding bleeding, as well.
Different endoscopic modalities have been used, including bipolar electrocoagulation, injection sclerotherapy, heater probe, laser photocoagulation, epinephrine injection, hemoclipping, and banding (5).
Excess fluoride ions from groundwater for meeting the requirement of drinking water can be removed by various techniques, including ion-exchange [14-16], reverse osmosis [17, 18], dialysis and electrodialysis [19, 20], precipitation [21,22], membrane separation [23,24], coagulation sedimentation [25], electrocoagulation [26, 27], and adsorption and biosorption [28-30].
In recent years, the eccentric training program, Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy, Deep friction massage, Sclerosing Agents and Aprotinin injection, Electrocoagulation, Prolotherapy (Intratendinous hyperosmolar dextrose), Ultrasound and Low-Level Laser Therapy, Topical Glyceryl Trinitrate, and platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections are introduced to treat Achilles tendinopathy.
In recent years, various methods have been investigated to remove or recover phosphorus from wastewater, such as chemical precipitation [6], adsorption [7, 8], ion exchange [9], electrocoagulation [10], and membrane filtration [11].
They include the following: (1) regional injection via local epinephrine injection and sclerotherapy; (2) thermal: via electrocoagulation, heat probe coagulation, and argon plasma coagulation (APC); and (3) mechanical: banding and hemostatic clips [2].
Patients in Group B were given prophylactic electrocoagulation at the common bleeding points.