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n. Medicine
Therapeutic use of a high-frequency electric current to bring about the coagulation and destruction of tissue.
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Penfield noted that a 1988 review found fewer technical difficulties with electrocoagulation than with clips or the Falope ring and fewer pregnancies after bipolar electrocoagulation or endocoagulation.
Hemostasis was achieved by a 35-W current bipolar electrocoagulation on the cyst bed for the shortest possible time.
Bipolar electrocoagulation versus suture of solitary ovary after laparoscopic excision of ovarian endometriomas.