Definition of Photocoagulation

1. Noun. Surgical procedure that uses an intense laser beam to destroy diseased retinal tissue or to make a scar that will hold the retina in cases of detached retina.




Definition of Photocoagulation

1. Noun. (medicine) A surgical procedure in which a tumour, or diseased retinal tissue, is destroyed by using a laser ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Photocoagulation

1. A cancer treatment in which a laser is used to destroy blood vessels entering a tumour in order to deprive the tumour of its nutrients. (31 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Photocoagulation

photochromically
photochromies
photochromism
photochromisms
photochromogen
photochromogens
photochromy
photocleavable
photocleave
photocleaved
photocleaves
photocleaving
photoclinometer
photoclinometers
photoclinometry
photocoagulation (current term)
photocoagulator
photocoagulators
photocolorimeter
photocolorimeters
photocolorimetry
photocompose
photocomposed
photocomposer
photocomposers
photocomposes
photocomposing
photocomposition
photoconductance
photoconduction

Literary usage of Photocoagulation

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1. Economic Aspects of Diabetes: Selected Annotations by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"To determine the need and demand for photocoagulation and its cost-effectiveness, researchers analyzed data from photocoagulation services in 1979 in two ..."

2. Diabetes in America by Ronald Aubert (1996)
"History of photocoagulation Treatment by Sex in Insulin-Taking Persons ... No Yes The history of photocoagulation was uncertain in 0.2 percent of females. ..."

3. Management & Therapy of Sickle Cell Disease edited by Clarice D. Reid, Samuel Charace, Bertram Lubin (1997)
"Laser photocoagulation is often effective in eradicating proliferative ... photocoagulation in proliferative sickle retinopathy: results of a 5-year study. ..."

4. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"In recent years, various forms of destruction of new vessels by laser beams (photocoagulation) have been found to be effective in controlling new vessel ..."

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