cyclodiathermy


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cyclodiathermy

[¦sī·klō′dī·ə‚thər·mē]
(medicine)
Destruction, by diathermy, of the ciliary body.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In cyclodiathermy, heat was transsclerally delivered by using a round-tipped probe attached to a cautery unit in order to destroy selective portions of the ciliary body epithelium [24].
Cyclocryotherapy allowed treating the ciliary body in a less destructive and more predictable way than cyclodiathermy, exploiting the effects of freezing.
Vogt, "Cyclodiathermy puncture in cases of glaucoma," The British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.