fulguration


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ful·gu·rate

 (fo͝ol′gyə-rāt′, -gə-, fŭl′-)
v. ful·gu·rat·ed, ful·gu·rat·ing, ful·gu·rates
v.intr.
To emit flashes of lightning.
v.tr.
1. To emit (light) in flashes.
2. Medicine To destroy (abnormal tissue, for example) by electric current.

[Latin fulgurāre, fulgurāt-, from fulgur, lightning; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

ful′gu·ra′tion n.

fulguration

(ˌfʌlɡjʊˈreɪʃən)
n
(Surgery) surgery destruction of tissue by means of high-frequency (more than 10 000 per second) electric sparks
Translations

ful·gu·ra·tion

n. fulgaración, uso de corriente eléctrica para destruir tejido vivo.
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My eyes ranged far over a large space lit by a violent fulguration.
Referral to a urologist for cystoscopy and cytology is appropriate in patients with microscopic hematuria, a significant smoking history predisposing to bladder cancer, or severe pain with severe frequency, which raises the possibility of Hunner's ulcers, considered pathognomic for IC, respond "beautifully" to fulguration, she said.
In other older children, cystoscopic fulguration of the valve leaflets is done as a definitive treatment.
2,7) These typically progress from less invasive options, such as bladder irrigation or fulguration, to more aggressive measures, such as internal iliac angioembolization or even cystectomy with urinary diversion for refractory cases.
Group 1 included 18 patients which were managed only by primary valve fulguration while group 2 included majority of the cases (32 patients) which required urinary diversion procedure.
The other 12 patients in the PCNL group received PCNL plus fulguration of the diverticular walls.
Apparatus for powered by electro fulguration 110-115v ac power and frequency 60hz.
25 RVUs or 58662 (Laparoscopy; surgical; with fulguration or excision of lesions of the ovary, pelvic viscera, or peritoneal surface by any method) with 20.
Choroid plexectomy / fulguration was performed in 14 cases (eight by endoscopy and six by craniotomy).
Prior to presentation at our hospital, he had undergone multiple cystoscopic clot evacuations, fulguration, and failed therapy with systemic and intravesical Amicar.
This is followed by an operative phase of fulguration of the fistula tract using glycine solution mixed with manitol, curetting the tract with curette and fistula brush.
relation established, every fulguration felt, can have countless