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a type of electrosurgery used to produce superficial desiccation of tissue.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
fulgurationThe controlled surgical destruction of tissue by fulguration (using high-frequency electric current), in particular at margins of a malignancy.
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A procedure where a high-energy laser beam is used to burn the cancerous tissue.
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