cautery

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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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In our case it was lying free inside the peritoneal cavity and it caught fire while opening the peritoneum with electric cautery.
In an OR, an ECG front-end circuit will see interfering signals such as ablation, electric cautery, defibrillation, external pacing, internal pacing, pacemaker H-field telemetry, and a multitude of other signals.
Interfering signals such as ablation, electric cautery, defibrillation, external pacing, internal pacing, and pacemaker H field telemetry, as well as a multitude of other signals, affect signal measurement accuracy.
If this mixture is ignited by a spark from a surgical implement such as an electric cautery, the result can be what the article refers to as "intra-abdominal fires.
Treatment freeze with liquid nitrogen--in this process the HPV is not destroyed; burn tag using electric cautery or electrodesiccation is better method which destroys the HPV, surgical removal with blade or scissors with or without anesthesia it bleeds and HPV spreads.