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Synonyms for cautery

an instrument or substance used to destroy tissue for medical reasons (eg removal of a wart) by burning it with a hot iron or an electric current or a caustic or by freezing it

the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing

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We therefore decided to investigate the viability of localisation and cautery as a primary intervention for posterior epistaxis in the context of a South African training hospital.
Using a multivariate analysis, the authors determined that there was a threefold increase in complications in patients who were American Society of Anesthesiologists class III, compared with class I or II patients; a fivefold increase in patients who took warfarin, compared with those who used aspirin or NSAIDs; and a fivefold increase for a polyp removed with cautery.
Some experts consider cautery to be the best method of closing the vas.
In a retrospective cohort study of 166 patients, the mean estimated blood loss was 243 cc with the harmonic scalpel but 378 cc with unipolar cautery, a significant difference, he stated in a poster session at the annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society.
If the bleeding is severe and frequent your GP may advise cautery.
Ablative cautery done through a high-resolution anoscope seems to be a safe and effective--although painful--treatment for high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions of the anus in HIV-negative patients.
Additionally, Endo Linked(TM) devices for endoscopic stapling, suturing, cautery and direct visualization may enable safer and shorter minimally-invasive procedures.
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that a hemostatic bone putty has been subjected to a Class 1 recall because of potential ignition if contacted with electrosurgical cautery systems under certain conditions during surgery.
Services provided include clinical diagnosis; investigation and treatment of all skin problems, including skin biopsies and dermatosurgical procedures such as cryosurgery and electrosurgery; and two new radiofrequency cautery (Ellman) for various forms of skin growths.
The patient underwent several treatments with silver nitrate cautery followed by the application of topical antibiotic creams and ointments without benefit.
You've probably seen someone attempt to stop a bleeder by "boiling" it for a long time with the tip of the cautery device submerged in blood.
In addition, it utilizes our cautery manufacturing expertise; thus, a logical extension to Bovie's product line.
2) Electro surgical or electro cautery or accessories or related products (720 Unit)