Fulguration


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Fulguration

 

a method of treating such conditions as circumscribed benign growths of epithelium or sites of pruritus by applying a spark from an alternating current without the active electrode coming into direct contact with body tissues. In modern medical practice, fulguration has been replaced by the contact method of cauterization called electrocoagulation.

REFERENCE

Kovarshik, I. Elektroterapiia. Leningrad, 1927.
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In the present series, residual valve obstruction was seen in 22% of patients in follow up (12% after diversion with fulguration while 10% after primary valve fulguration).
The management of posterior urethral valve is also challenging as as the small phallus of child causesdifficulty in using paediatric resectoscope for fulguration so initially a vesicostomy and later posterior urethral valve fulguration is recommended with a good success rate16.
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10) Use of electrosurgery to provide fulgurating sparks for use in obtaining hemorrhage control should be used only after all other clinical methods have been tried, A delayed healing response following the use of fulguration should be expected.
Perhaps the fulguration had to be blotted out in order to attain its superhuman afterglow.
Patients treated at HOPDs had lower odds of unexpected hospitalization after undergoing colonoscopy, debridment of skin and other tissues, arthroscopy, repair of inguinal hernia, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and laparoscopic occlusion and fulguration of oviducts in the models that used both types of risk-adjustment.
TUR with fulguration and intravesical medication is the recommended treatment for Tis.
Local ablative methods such as cryotherapy, fulguration, and trichloroacetic acid are best if there are just a few lesions, whereas if there are more lesions, it is better to treat them with self-applied modalities such as imiquimod, Dr.
Fulguration, a process in which a cystoscope is inserted through the urethra and Hunner's ulcers (star-shaped lesions found on the bladder walls of some people with IC) are burned off with electricity or a laser.
The most plausible causes of mortality seem to be either electrocution or fulguration produced by lightning, which could have been transmitted through water in the low-lying, flooded area where the horses had gathered.
Other treatment modalities (such as injection of sclerosing agents, extensive fulguration, and topical cryotherapy) have been tried without much success.