In a trial, 81% of patients with lower back pain and sciatica were pain-free for a year after 10 minutes of the imageguided pulsed radiofrequency therapy
In addition, some iatrogenic procedures such as tumor radiofrequency therapy
linked to heating effect may bring a potential vessel injury and delayed abrupt rupture.
is applied to the endoluminal surface of renal arteries via an electrode located at the tip of the catheter.
Submucosal bipolar radiofrequency therapy
for the treatment of turbinate hypertrophy.
Most women who have stress incontinence and who select nonsurgical therapy choose only one option--pelvic floor exercises (if very motivated), a vaginal pessary or other device (if not so motivated), or another conservative option such as radiofrequency therapy
(if even less motivated).
A second, radiofrequency therapy
, delivers energy waves to the muscles of the oesophagus and stomach, purportedly improving the function of the valve between the oesophagus and the stomach.
Pulsed radiofrequency therapy
of experimentally induced arthritis in ponies.
The strategy of combining light and radiofrequency therapy
emerged when dermatologists noticed acne clearing in patients who underwent cosmetic procedures using radiofrequency energy.