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RFA

 
right frontoanterior (position of the fetus).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

RFA

Abbreviation for right frontoanterior position.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

RFA

Abbreviation for:
radiofrequency ablation
reasons for assessment
requirements for accreditation 
restriction fragment analysis
RF ablation
right femoral artery
right forearm
risk factor of atherosclerosis
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Radiofrequency ablation (RFA)

A procedure in which radiofrequency waves are used to destroy blood vessels and tissues.
Mentioned in: Prenatal Surgery
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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