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Noun1.cauterisation - the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing
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"
cryocautery - application of a substance that destroys tissue by freezing it
thermocautery - cautery (destruction of tissue) by heat
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The Turf Club has received veterinary advice that wind operations, which vary from minor procedures like cauterisation of the soft palate to more invasive surgery, do not always work and that improvement in a horse's performance cannot be directly linked to the procedure it has undergone.
He spent Thursday evening in an ENT hospital for precautionary reasons after undergoing a nasal cauterisation.
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There are reports in the literature of successful management of hydrocephalus in these patients with ETV combined with choroid plexus cauterisation, particularly in the Third World setting, where reliable access to follow-up for VPS and management of the possible complications may not exist.
Methods of getting rid of them include freezing, cauterisation and surgical removal.
Cauterisation of the surface, combined with larger incision and drainage, will sometimes be sufficient.
According to one Hadith (Sayings of the Prophet [Peace Be Upon Him]): "If there is any good in your medical treatments, it is in the knife of the cupper, drinking honey, or cauterisation with fire, as appropriate to the cause of the illnessEoACA*.
Infection may be a cause of altering the favourable mucus and when detected should be treated--antibiotics for active infection (or other drugs depending on the organisms found) and cauterisation for the 'unhealthy' inflamed cervix (21).
However, it may also be that providers simply do not have the equipment or ability to perform cauterisation for cervical lesions or advanced techniques for fibroid removal, which may explain why over 40% of rural cases and over 50% of urban cases of hysterectomy were carried out in public hospitals.