Meaning of cryosurgery in English:


Pronunciation /ˌkrʌɪə(ʊ)ˈsəːdʒ(ə)ri/

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mass noun
  • Surgery using the local application of intense cold to destroy unwanted tissue.

    ‘There are chapters on skin flaps, skin grafting, dermabrasion, tissue expansion, cryosurgery, chemical peeling, hair restoration, face lifts, and sclerotherapy.’
    • ‘A number of techniques have been advocated, including dermabrasion, cryosurgery, and excision of hypertrophic tissue by electrosurgery or with a laser.’
    • ‘Compressed gases such as nitrous oxide are often used to reach the cold temperatures needed for cryosurgery.’
    • ‘Surgical excision, dermabrasion, electrosurgery and cryosurgery may be curative.’
    • ‘Most benign skin lesions can be treated successfully with any of several treatment modalities (excision, cryosurgery, electrodesiccation curettage).’
    • ‘Numerous methods of treatment are effective, but the most commonly used are cryosurgery, curettage, and excision.’
    • ‘Skin discomfort, generally a burning sensation, occurs with cryosurgery, but intensity is variable.’
    • ‘Furthermore, no tissue is available for histological examination after cryosurgery.’
    • ‘Commonly used treatments include excisional surgery, Mohs' surgery, radiation therapy, cryosurgery, curettage and electrodesiccation.’
    • ‘Smaller tumors may be treated with liquid nitrogen cryosurgery, electrodessication, and curettage.’
    • ‘These techniques include cryosurgery, chemoembolization, radiofrequency ablation, alcohol injections and hepatic artery infusion.’
    • ‘Clinical recurrences at one year were lower for photodynamic therapy and cryosurgery.’
    • ‘Advantages of cryosurgery are that it is quick, is cost-effective, does not involve a surgical incision, and requires minimal equipment.’
    • ‘In one small study, cryosurgery was associated with skin depigmentation, but was favored because repeat applications were unnecessary.’
    • ‘Screening and treatment with cryosurgery could be completed in one or two visits to a clinic except for women with large cervical lesions who would be referred to hospital.’
    • ‘About 10 to 15 percent of patients experience a recurrence following cryosurgery.’
    • ‘Over the past 50 years, much experience has been gained in the use of cryosurgery to treat skin lesions.’
    • ‘Curettage may also be used and may be used in conjunction with cryosurgery or electrodessication.’
    • ‘He was told cryosurgery - offered in only a few NHS hospitals but not in Greater Manchester - could be a success as it works differently from conventional radiotherapy or surgery.’
    • ‘He said that the problems of cryosurgery included how to limit the amount of damage to the surrounding tissue.’