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Descriptor English: Cautery
Descriptor Spanish: Cauterización
Descriptor Portuguese: Cauterização
Descriptor French: Cautérisation
Entry term(s): Cauterization
Cauterizations
Tree number(s): E02.154
E04.014.170
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002425
Scope note: The application of a caustic substance, a hot instrument, an electric current, or other agent to control bleeding while removing or destroying tissue.
Annotation: coordinate with organ or disease /surg
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Related: Electrocoagulation MeSH
DeCS ID: 2463
Unique ID: D002425
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Cautery - Preferred
Concept UI M0003696
Scope note The application of a caustic substance, a hot instrument, an electric current, or other agent to control bleeding while removing or destroying tissue.
Preferred term Cautery
Entry term(s) Cauterization
Cauterizations



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