diathermy


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a method of physical therapy that involves generating local heat in body tissues by high-frequency electromagnetic currents

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Product Sub-Category : Electro surgical diathermy unit
Patients were equally divided into two groups; those who received incision with diathermy were placed in group A, and those who received incision with scalpel in group B.
Monopolar tonsillectomy was done using standard monopolar diathermy probe with setting of 20 watts for cutting and coagulation.
A diathermy needle was inserted into the anterior end of the inferior turbinate and advanced up to the posterior end submucosally.
Conclusion: Our study concludes that cryosurgery is more effective than submucosal diathermy in terms of relief of nasal obstruction caused by hypertrophied inferior turbinates.
More than 80% had no formal training in diathermy use.
occupational health issues nurses face, eg the health risks of diathermy plumes.
The anaesthetic ODP had placed a diathermy plate on the left side of his abdomen to protect against diathermy burns, in line with local trust policy (LTP 2008) and had covered the patient with a warming blanket to protect against hypothermia.
Diathermy has come out to be one of the most widely used physio therapeutic modality.
Our problem is surgical plume, caused by a diathermy or laser machine used during surgery, sometimes producing dense, foul-smelling smoke.
In addition, the device showed resilience in the critical care environment use, including during diathermy.
The Ministry of Health and Social Services has received 32 Diathermy machines from USAID Namibia.
Surgical diathermy or electrocautery is the application of a high-frequency electric current to biological tissue as a means to cut, coagulate, desiccate, or fulgurate tissue [1].
Rates of postoperative bleeding ere seven times higher in chilen who underwent bipolar diathermy tonsillectomy, compared with those who underwent partial intracapsular tonsillectomy, a large single-center Canadian study demonstrated.