radio-frequency ablation

radio-frequency ablation

Oncology The induction of thermal changes–coagulation necrosis in cells and tissue using a high-frequency alternating current, a modality used to “excise” tissue
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Rupture of benign thyroid tumors after radio-frequency ablation.
223877, completed in February 2012) that resulted in the creation of a physiological radio-frequency ablation (RFA) model for liver cancer treatment.
Radio-frequency ablation is currently the market leader, with an estimated 60 percent share of the market (7) (Chart 1).
During the management of nonarrhythmic conditions like radio-frequency ablation of hepatic tumors, increased level of radio-frequency energy is frequently used, causing higher incidence of potential complications including skin burns at the site of the indifferent electrode patch [9].
She underwent radioembolization treatments using radioactive microspheres called SIR-Spheres, radio-frequency ablation, and recently transarterial chemoembolization (TACE).
Radio-frequency ablation involves the use of a special catheter that contains a tip that can be electrified to deliver a tiny charge that burns or ablates the tissue causing the irregular heart rhythm.
He explained that the procedure, when compared with the standard treatment of using radio-frequency ablation of pulmonary veins, takes lesser time, around three hours and has relatively low complications, which could include bleeding around the site of the incisions.
Radio-frequency ablation, a minimally invasive procedure that detroys the nerves to a spinal joint that's causing the pain, also is an option.
He said the treatment which addresses a wide range of cancer types, including blood cancer, covers 12 techniques from the modern radio-particle knife, radio-frequency ablation, Ar-He cryosurgeries to bio-immunotherapy, gene therapy and artery interventional embolotherapy.
Failure rates with NovaSure were significantly lower across both follow-up intervals, compared with thermal balloon ablation: "The use of impedance-based technology in radio-frequency ablation may optimize the delivery of treatment energy for more complete endometrial destruction.
Radio-frequency ablation, which utilizes radio waves to 'burn' the nerves and interrupt the pain signals causing discomfort in the joints and muscles; or

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