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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Small hepatocellular carcinoma: comparison of radio-frequency ablation and percutaneous microwave coagulation therapy.
Renal cell carcinoma: clinical experience and technical success with radio-frequency ablation of 42 tumors.
Gazelle, "Small hepatocellular carcinoma: treatment with radio-frequency ablation versus ethanol injection," Radiology, vol.
Rupture of benign thyroid tumors after radio-frequency ablation. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2011;32:2165-9.
We performed a systematic review of the literature with the aim to summarize current evidences in support of radio-frequency ablation for GAVE and to better understand its effectiveness and its safety profile in this setting.
Four years after her initial treatment she required radio-frequency ablation for lung and liver metastases, she underwent a partial right lung resection five years after initial treatment, and six years after initial treatment she required further radio-frequency ablation of liver and lung metastases.
Samaras, "Parametric study of radio-frequency ablation in the clinical practice with the use of two-compartment numerical models," Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine, vol.
223877, completed in February 2012) that resulted in the creation of a physiological radio-frequency ablation (RFA) model for liver cancer treatment.
Catheter-based ablation procedures are mainly segmented by three types of technologies: radio-frequency ablation, balloon ablation, and cryoablation.
During the last decades, however, CT-guided mini-incision surgery and CT-guided radio-frequency ablation seem to become more popular [8-10].
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].

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