"Electrocoagulation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Procedures using an electrically heated wire or scalpel to treat hemorrhage (e.g., bleeding ulcers) and to ablate tumors, mucosal lesions, and refractory arrhythmias. It is different from ELECTROSURGERY which is used more for cutting tissue than destroying and in which the patient is part of the electric circuit.
- Surgical Diathermy
- Diathermy, Surgical
- Endocavitary Fulguration
- Fulguration, Endocavitary
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Electrocoagulation".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Electrocoagulation".
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