cryocautery


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Noun1.cryocautery - an instrument for destroying tissue by freezing it
cauterant, 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
2.cryocautery - application of a substance that destroys tissue by freezing it
cauterisation, cauterization, cautery - the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing
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The dedicated Gynaecology Day Surgery Unit will offer state-of-the-art surgical suites, fully equipped to perform day case surgeries including laparoscopy, cryocautery, hysteroscopy, colposcopy, tubal ligation, cauterisation, cervical biopsy and perineal repair.
This will allow them to recover in the comfort of their own home, with their family." The dedicated Gynecology Day Surgery Unit will offer state-of-the-art surgical suites, fully equipped to perform day case surgeries including laparoscopy, cryocautery, hysteroscopy, colposcopy, tubal ligation, cauterisation, cervical biopsy and perineal repair.
An inverted wedged shaped incision was made at the base of fibroma along with interdigital fat followed by cryocautery. Cryocauterisation can be achieved by probing and painting liquid nitrogen using cotton tipped 20" long tampooning forceps.
Caption: Figure 3: Cryocautery system: liquid nitrogen container and pump system used in the present case.
Cauterization with silver nitrate may cause a minor burn on the periumbilical skin, which is painful [7] [Figure 3]; cryocautery is expensive and complex; electrocautery is associated with a foul discharge and higher failure rates; [8] and surgical removal needs general anesthesia and is rarely required.
Thus, most of the Family Health teams, whether of Family Clinics or of restructured Municipal Health Centers, have electronic patient records, Internet access, air conditioning, multiple rooms equipped for attending adults, pregnant mothers and children; an observation room, a bandage room, a procedures room, an auditorium, oral health teams and rooms, as well as materials that facilitate compliance with the portfolio of services and increase the clinic's professionals' capacity to decide and resolve, such as cryocautery, materials for insertion of IUDs, and materials for carrying out small-scale procedures.