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Electrocautery

Electrocautery

Electrocautery

Electrocauterization is a routine surgical procedure. Doctor uses electricity to heat tissue in order to:

  • Prevent or stop bleeding after an injury or during surgery
  • Remove abnormal tissue growth
  • Prevent infection


Why is electrocauterization used?

The treatment has a number of uses.

a. Wart removal
This technique is frequently used to treat genital wart, moles,etc on other areas of the body.

b. Lesion removal
This method is sometimes used to remove abnormal tissue growth, such as a skin lesion or tumor. This approach is common for growths located in sensitive areas.

c. Surgery
A surgeon may use this technique to cut through soft tissue during surgery so they can gain access to a particular site. Electrocauterization allows to seal off blood vessels that are bleeding during surgery. Sealing off blood vessels helps prevent blood loss and keeps the site clean.

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