electrocautery

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application of a needle heated by an electric current to destroy tissue (as to remove warts)

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Three of the arms are for tools that hold objects, act as a scalpel, scissors, bovie, or unipolar or bipolar electrocautery instruments.
Using a microscope and bipolar electrocautery, the residual fistula was cauterized.
Even though we have bipolar electrocautery (micro-bipolar forceps) at our disposal, we employ it sparingly to avoid occult thermal damage to the tubal epithelium.
The exposed superficial medial femoral artery and vein are cauterized with bipolar electrocautery forceps.
com/) announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) clearances to market its fluidjet-powered burr and its bipolar electrocautery devices for open and minimally invasive spine surgery.