thermocoagulation


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thermocoagulation

[¦thər·mō·kō‚ag·yə′lā·shən]
(medicine)
Destruction of tissue by means of electrocautery or a high-frequency current.
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Our big news is that the Nyeri County Health Department has given us a go ahead to demonstrate the use of thermocoagulation in treatment of precancerous lesions.
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A comparison of pulsed radiofrequency and continuous radiofrequency on thermocoagulation of egg white in vitro.
Histopathological evaluation of laser thermocoagulation in the human prostate: optimization of laser irradiation for benign prostatic hyperplasia.
The primary outcome measured was the need for endoscopic treatment, which consisted of epinephrine injection and heater probe thermocoagulation for actively bleeding ulcers or ulcers with nonbleeding visible vessels or clots.
He performs the more difficult cervical injection techniques of the spine, including selective nerve root blocks, transtoraminal injections, epidural and cervical epidural catheters, facet joint and median branch blocks and radiofrequency thermocoagulation lesioning (RFTC).
Surgical options include microvascular decompression, percutaneous balloon compression, radio-frequency thermocoagulation, and glycerol injection.
model, a lesion with a 1-cm diameter and 2-cm height is created on the inner surface of the frontal lobe with thermocoagulation.
1,2) There are various complications related to laparoscopy which include anaesthetic complications, complications of pneumoperitoneum like vascular injuries, visceral injuries, cardiac complications, pulmonary complications, air embolism and complications due to thermocoagulation, whereas specific complications of LC include hemorrhage, gallbladder perforation, bile leakage, bile duct injury and perihepatic collection.
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