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Definition of Electrosurgery

Electrosurgery: Instead of using a scalpel, the surgeon utilizes a heat-generating electrical device to burn or vaporize tissue in order to remove it and at the same time top minimize and/or halt bleeding.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9928
Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

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