The use of electrocutting and electrocoagulation in surgery.

@article{Lawrenson1970TheUO,
  title={The use of electrocutting and electrocoagulation in surgery.},
  author={K B Lawrenson and Frederick O. Stephens},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery},
  year={1970},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={
          417-21
        }
}
Electrocutting and electrocoagulation are convenient aids to surgical technique, but their we is avoided by some surgeons because of a believed risk of increased wound morbidity-Medical literature contains little information concerning morbidity after the use of electro-surgery as compared with its occurrence after standard alternative techniques. This paper describes such experiments, which compare tensile strengths of healing wounds and the incidence of intraperitoneal sequelœ following… CONTINUE READING

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