ⓘ Argon plasma coagulation

                                     

ⓘ Argon plasma coagulation

Argon plasma coagulation is a medical endoscopic procedure used to control bleeding from certain lesions in the gastrointestinal tract and to debulk tumours for which surgery is not recommended. It is administered during esophagogastroduodenoscopy or colonoscopy.

                                     
  • Argon plasma coagulation has been used since the 1990s. More recently, adrenaline injection tends to be combined with either heater probe coagulation
  • as the cost. The other two modalities were largely replaced by argon plasma coagulation by 2011, which was safer and less expensive. In the eye, side effects
  • other. Besides surgical plasma application like argon plasma coagulation APC which is based on high - intensity lethal plasma effects, first and sporadic
  • use liquid argon to destroy tissue such as cancer cells. It is used in a procedure called argon - enhanced coagulation a form of argon plasma beam electrosurgery
  • The Plasma Jet is currently cleared and available for use in the United States as a neutral plasma surgery system designed for cutting, coagulation and
  • commonly by means of an endoscope, including argon plasma coagulation and electrocautery. Since endoscopy with argon photocoagulation is usually effective
  • mixed with argon it creates a white - light lasers, useful for laser light shows. Krypton lasers are also used in medicine e.g. for coagulation of retina
  • treatment delivered through a fibre - optic camera into the stomach. Argon plasma coagulation and electrocautery have both been used to stop bleeding from ectatic
  • sucralfate, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, corticosteroids, metronidazole, argon plasma coagulation radiofrequency ablation and formalin irrigation. Radiation enteropathy
  • Endoscopic treatment is an initial possibility, where cautery or argon plasma coagulation APC treatment is applied through the endoscope. Failing this
  • injectors see Instruments used in gastroenterology Diathermy and or Argon plasma coagulation equipment. Computer s used to generate endoscopy reports. Procedure