adjective see electrosurgery

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  • electrosurgical — See electrosurgery. * * * …   Universalium

  • electrosurgical — “+ adjective Etymology: electr + surgical : of, relating to, or performed by means of electrosurgery …   Useful english dictionary

  • loop electrosurgical excision procedure — LEEP. A technique that uses electric current passed through a thin wire loop to remove abnormal tissue. Also called loop excision and LEEP …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • electrosurgery — electrosurgical /i lek troh serr ji keuhl/, adj. /i lek troh serr jeuh ree/, n. the use in surgery of an electric instrument, as an acusector, or of an electric current, as in electrocoagulation; surgical diathermy. [1905 10; ELECTRO + SURGERY] * …   Universalium

  • ELECTZ — electrosurgical loop excision of the cervical transformation zone …   Medical dictionary

  • ELECTZ — • electrosurgical loop excision of the cervical transformation zone …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • ESU — • electrosurgical unit; • electrostatic unit …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Electrosurgery — is the application of a high frequency electric current to human (or other animal) tissue as a means to remove lesions, staunch bleeding, or cut tissue. Electrosurgery can be used to cut, coagulate, desiccate, or fulgurate tissue.Hainer BL,… …   Wikipedia

  • Loop electrical excision procedure — The loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) is currently one of the most commonly used approaches to treating high grade cervical dysplasia discovered on colposcopic examination. It is also known as large loop excision of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Cauterization — Cauterize redirects here. For the band, see Cauterize (band)Cauterization is a medical term describing the burning of the body to remove or close a part of it. The main forms of cauterization used today are electrocautery and chemical cautery.… …   Wikipedia

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