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facet-joint coagulation (or) facet joint coagulation (s) (noun), facet-joint coagulations (or) facet joint coagulations (pl)
A medical process that destroys the small nerve branches that send pain signals from the facet joint: Facet-joint coagulations are performed with the patient lying on his or her stomach.

A mobile X-ray unit is used to determine the optimal localization for the coagulation needle in the facet-joint coagulation procedure.

During the treatment of the facet-joint coagulation, the selected nerve is destroyed by heat that lasts for a few seconds; but because of the anesthesia, it should not be felt by the patient.

This entry is located in the following unit: facio-, faci-, face- (page 2)