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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Besides this being a surgery without electrocauterization, a more comfortable postoperative period, relief of lower urinary tract symptoms and cessation of alpha-blocker therapies may provide explanations for these results.
A simple method for preventing misplaced electrocauterization.
To prevent recurrence, electrocauterization at the site of excision is recommended.