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Electrocoagulation

"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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Electrocoagulation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Electrocoagulation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 105 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 1998 and 2000 and 2003 and 2007
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