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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Postoperative pain after adult tonsillectomy with PlasmaKnife compared to monopolar electrocautery.
Coblation tonsillectomy: A prospective, double-blind, randomised, clinical and histopathological comparison with dissection-ligation, monopolar electrocautery and laser tonsillectomies.
The cholecystectomy was completed as per standard procedure, separating the gallbladder out of liver bed with hook monopolar electrocautery and was removed through the epigastric port.
Here comes the edge of monopolar electrocautery, it being cheap and easily available.
Monopolar electrocautery versus ultrasonic dissection of the gallbladder from the gall bladder bed inlaparoscopic cholecystectomy: a randomized controlled trial.
Group A" who underwent LC by Harmonic scalpel and "Group B" in which conventional Monopolar electrocautery was used for dissection of gallbladder.
42% gallbladder perforation (GBP) in laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC), was observed in "Group B" using Monopolar electrocautery for dissection as compared to 8.
4) However, Sobol et al observed no difference in postoperative pain between children who underwent microdebrider intracapsular tonsillotomyor monopolar electrocautery tonsillectomy; also, there was no significant difference in the total number of days before patients returned to normal activity, although there was a significant difference in favor of microdebrider tonsillectomy in the return to a normal diet.
Postoperative recovery after microdebrider intracapsular or monopolar electrocautery tonsillectomy: A prospective, randomized, single-blinded study.
In fact, monopolar electrocautery dissection is one of the most common procedures in use today.