Electrosurgery

Electrosurgery is the application of a high-frequency electric current to biological tissue as a means to cut, coagulate, desiccate, or fulgurate tissue. (These terms are used in specific ways for this methodology—see below). Its benefits include the ability to make precise cuts with limited blood loss. Electrosurgical devices are frequently use...
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electrosurgery

(e-lek″tro-sur´jәr-e) the use of high-frequency alternating current to remove, cut into, or destroy tissue, done by converting the electrical energy into heat because the tissue has resistance to the passage of the electrical current. There are four basic types of electrosurgery: electrodesiccation, el...
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electrosurgery

[n] - surgery performed with electrical devices (as in electrocautery)
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electrosurgery

noun surgery performed with electrical devices (as in electrocautery)
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Electrosurgery

Destroying cancer cells or any other tissue, such as warts, by using high-frequency current.
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electrosurgery

Division of tissues by a high-frequency current applied locally with a metal instrument or needle. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Electrosurgery

Electrosurgery: Instead of using a scalpel, the surgeon utilizes a heat-generating electrical device to burn or vaporize tissue in order to remove it and minimize and halt bleeding.
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ELECTROSURGERY

Surgical techniques (such as electrocautery) wherein electrical methods are used to remove tissue and/or seal broken blood vessels to alleviate hemorrhage
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electrosurgery

Type: Term Pronunciation: ē-lek′trō-sŭr′jĕr-ē Definitions: 1. Division of tissues by high frequency current applied locally with a metal instrument or needle. Synonyms: electrotomy See: electroscission
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