What is Electrosurgery?

Category: Surgeries


Electrosurgery, also known as diathermy or electrocautery, is the surgical use of high-frequency electric current for cutting or destroying tissue.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell


Stopped having Electrosurgery

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Electrosurgery.