diathermy machine

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Noun1.diathermy machine - a medical instrument for local heating of bodily tissues for medical purposes
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
microwave diathermy machine - diathermy machine that uses microwave radiation as the source of heat
shortwave diathermy machine - a diathermy machine that uses short wave radiation as the source of heat
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Tenders are invited for Supply of diathermy machine
The room is fitted with new endoscopy equipment including a high-definition monitor, endoscopes, diathermy machine and computer for generating procedure reports.
In 1926, working with the physicist William Bovie, he used a high frequency electric current to remove a highly vascular meningioma - a previous attempt at removal had failed because of severe bleeding - and the electric diathermy machine, still often called 'The Bovie' in the USA, came into general use.
A simple diathermy machine and the facilities for instrument sterilisation such as an ultrasonic cleaner and a small autoclave can be accommodated.
Mr Philip said through Rotary, the priority will be to refurbish the labour and maternity wards and the operating theatre, with improvements to the infrastructure and supply of all theatre equipment, including tables, lights, diathermy machine, anaesthetic equipment and other items.
Ask you doctor about deep heat treatments using a diathermy machine or ultrasound.
Treatment procedure: A continuous shortwave diathermy current was generated by the Shortwave diathermy machine (Ultratherm 608, Made in Germany by Siemens) adopting the modified crossfire technique as described by Balogun and Okonofua.
But Mary, of Pin more, near Girvan, said the heat from Mr Gurun's diathermy machine travelled through electrodes in the implant and triggered an explosion which caused horrific internal injuries.
However, his hand actually does become warm with the aid of a concealed diathermy machine.
A diathermy machine utilises the effects of electrical current to cut tissue and prevent bleeding.