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ablate August 2, 2010

Posted by vocabulry in Uncategorized.
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1. Wear away through erosion or vaporization

2. Remove an organ or bodily structure

Cushing and Bovie in 1928, for example, developed high-frequency spark generators to cauterize blood vessels and remove unwanted tissue by a thermal ablation processes. Modern Bovies (named after their inventor) use a high-frequency discharge from an electrode to …

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