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- n. Plural form of cauterization.
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This time, though, instead of homeopathic medication and hoping for the best, she had the money to afford a Dr. Bowditch who proceeded to do a series of painful cauterizations of her windpipe.
D, Completely and permanently cured after repeated cauterizations.
The utmost caution should be used to avoid deep cauterizations; they are almost certain to set up perichondritis which will increase the stenosis.
Then came spinal pain and irregular menstruation, a long course of local cauterizations of the womb, spinal braces, and endless tonics and narcotics.
In New Jersey, an aspiring hospital must commit to performing at least 15 pancreas transplants a year to garner CON approval; in West Virginia, a hospital must perform no fewer than 300 cardiac catheterizations a year; and in Washington state, "hospitals applying for a pediatric cardiac surgery and interventional center certificate of need must demonstrate that they can meet one hundred ten percent of the minimum volume standards" -- one hundred cardiac surgical procedures and one hundred fifty cauterizations every year.