Disease Information for Electrocautery

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Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
Process
PROCESS/Iatrogenic (category)
PROCESS/Surgical procedure/complication (category)
Definition

Electrosurgical procedures used to treat hemorrhage (e.g., bleeding ulcers) and to ablate tumors, mucosal lesions, and refractory arrhythmias.

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