diathermy machine


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diathermy machine

[′dī·ə‚thər·mē mə‚shēn]
(electronics)
A radio-frequency oscillator, sometimes followed by rf amplifier stages, used to generate high-frequency currents that produce heat within some part of the body for therapeutic purposes.
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Treatment procedure: A continuous shortwave diathermy current was generated by the Shortwave diathermy machine (Ultratherm 608, Made in Germany by Siemens) adopting the modified crossfire technique as described by Balogun and Okonofua.
But Mary, of Pin more, near Girvan, said the heat from Mr Gurun's diathermy machine travelled through electrodes in the implant and triggered an explosion which caused horrific internal injuries.
Tenders are invited for Shortwave Diathermy Machine 500 Watt Voltage Stabilizer.
Ask your doctor about deep heat treatments using a diathermy machine or ultrasound.