electrocauterization


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Related to electrocauterization: cauterisation, electrocautery, electrical cauterization

electrocauterization

[i‚lek·trō‚kȯd·ə·rə′zā·shən]
(medicine)
The application of a direct galvanic current to tissues to cause destruction or coagulation.
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There was no statistically significant difference between the groups with respect to the need for recurettage and electrocauterization for hemostasis (p=0.717, Table 2).
Twenty eyes of 10 patients were treated with electrocauterization (Group 1), and the other 20 eyes of 10 patients were treated with conventional medical drops including non-steroidal antiinflammatory agent (topical 0.5% ketorolac tromethamine) and artificial tears (0.15% sodium hyaluronate) (Group 2).
She had previously been treated with topical steroids, retinoids, and electrocauterization at various other centers, with a minimal response.
The classic treatment for basal cell carcinomas is surgical excision, but C[O.sub.2] laser, electrocauterization, cryotherapy, and photodynamic therapy may be used when too many lesions are present and when recurrence occurs.
Fibrosis induced by electrocauterization and radiofrequency application were demonstrated and measured with sonoelastography in previous studies (5,6).
Some studies have used hemi-thyroid electrocauterization to establish an SCH phenotype, but this method is difficult to carry out [15].
At the end of the surgical procedure, bleeding control was maintained through bipolar electrocauterization. Anaesthetics were stopped after bleeding was controlled.
Depression-like behavior in subclinical hypothyroidism rat induced by hemi-thyroid electrocauterization. Endocrine 2014;45:430-438.
(2) Different surgical approaches such as turbinoplasty, electrocauterization, laser surgery, cryoablation, and turbinectomy have been described.
[6] Many treatment modalities are available for umbilical granuloma such as chemical cauterization, electrocauterization, cryocauterization, granuloma ligation, and surgical excision.
Haemorrhage was controlled with electrocauterization and ligation of the major vessels (dorsal penis arteries and veins).