electrosurgery


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e·lec·tro·sur·ger·y

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-sûr′jə-rē)
n.
The surgical use of high-frequency electric current for cutting or destroying tissue, as in cauterization.

e·lec′tro·sur′gi·cal (-jĭ-kəl) adj.

electrosurgery

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ)
n
(Surgery) the surgical use of electricity, as in cauterization
eˌlectroˈsurgical adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electrosurgery - surgery performed with electrical devices (as in electrocautery)
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
Translations

electrosurgery

[ɪˌlektrəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ] Nelectrocirugía f

e·lec·tro·sur·ger·y

n. electrocirugía, uso de electricidad en procesos quirúrgicos.
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Surgeons typically must switch between a scalpel and a traditional electrosurgery device depending on the surgical field and type of tissue they are cutting," said Dr.
a medical device company that is developing new tissue dissection systems based on a proprietary technology, released results from a preclinical study demonstrating that its PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) cut freshly excised human abdominal tissue with little thermal tissue injury compared with traditional electrosurgery.
Wound sections showed greatly reduced acute thermal damage from the PEAK PlasmaBlade compared with the traditional electrosurgery scalpel (p=0.
The instruments can be used as an adjunct to or substitute for electrosurgery, lasers and steel scalpels in general, abdominal, pediatric, gynecologic and other open and endoscopic procedures.
Contract notice: Supply of devices for minimally invasive surgery and electrosurgery devices and some suture.
Strauss also entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with AMT Electrosurgery, Inc.
com/prnh/20130307/600769 On the basis of type of product, the global electrosurgery market has been divided into three major segments, namely, electrosurgical generators, accessories and instruments, and argon and smoke management systems.
The researchers conducted the study, titled "Determination of Human Penile Electrical Resistance and Implication on Safety for Electrosurgery of Penis", to find out the effects electricity had on penises.
Operating temperatures with APCE heat the tissue to 110[degrees]C rather than the previous 220[degrees]C using the conventional electrosurgery.
Other potential sources of interference include radiotherapy, neurostimulators, electrosurgery, radiofrequency catheter ablation of arrhythmias, and lithotripsy.
In contrast to electrosurgery, ultrasonic energy may result in less tissue damage because it allows for dissection and coagulation at lower temperatures.
Koltai et al compared standard electrosurgery with subtotal tonsillectomy via the Xomed microdebrider in 312 children.