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thermal ablation

destruction of tissue by application of heat. Ablation of the endometrium as a treatment for menorrhagia is performed by placing a balloon filled with hot water in the uterine cavity.
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thermal ablation

Destruction of tissue by heating it (as with a microwave or radiofrequency energy) to temperatures at which cells cannot survive.
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Dienemann, "Thermal ablation of malignant lung tumors," Deutsches Arzteblatt International, vol.
Thermal ablation therapy for focal malignancy: a unified approach to underlying principles, techniques, and diagnostic imaging guidance.
The authors found a 4-fold decrease in adenoma recurrence rates in first surveillance endoscopy with the use of thermal ablation compared with the recurrence rates obtained in larger studies (5.2% vs.
All the numerical simulation results are meaningful to guide the doctors to perform HIFU thermal ablation of tumor.
Cioni et al., "Small hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis: Randomized comparison of radio-frequency thermal ablation versus percutaneous ethanol injection," Radiology, vol.
To analyze the effect of the thermal ablation over the treated tissue, four different regions (1 cm), according to their distance from the insertion point, were studied.
In situ nanocarbon assisted microwave therapy (NAMT) for application of targeting human prostate tumor cells in nude mice causing cytotoxic thermal ablation using extremely short cycle microwave energy as primary therapy.
Searches included combinations of the keywords "GAVE," "gastric antral vascular ectasia," or "antral vascular ectasia" with one or more of the following in both the title and/or the abstract: "thermal ablation," "radiofrequency ablation," "ablation," "RFA," "HALO," or "Barrx".
Feng, "Formation mechanisms of characteristic structures on the surface of C/SiC composites subjected to thermal ablation," Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol.
Thermal ablation is an increasingly exploited cancer treatment in which high temperatures are induced into the target zone, represented by the tumor plus a 5-10 mm safety region of surrounding normal tissue, in order to create an irreversible thermal damage.
Mahvi, "Electrical conductivity measurement of excised human metastatic liver tumours before and after thermal ablation," Physiological Measurement, vol.