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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.

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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Therma Choice, Cavaterm and Thermablate EAS are the three available devices for thermal ablation (3).
Data suggest that radiofrequency volumetric thermal ablation of uterine fibroids improves symptom severity and health-related quality of the and offers good cosmesis and quick recovery
Radiofrequency thermal ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma before liver transplantation--a clinical and histological examination.
The current ASME Bioengineering Division chair, John Bischof, heads the BioHeat and Mass Transfer Laboratory at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, which focuses on nanoparticle-based adjuvant therapies for a broad range of thermal ablation procedures.
0 mg/mL, there was no thermal ablation because the achieved temperature was lower than 50[degrees]C.
Each of these image-guided thermal ablation procedures involves the use of needlelike applicators that are placed directly into tumours by using imaging guidance.
This procedure often is performed in conjunction with endovenous thermal ablation or vein stripping.
Consider endovenous chemical ablation for treatment of tortuous saphenous tributary varicosities that cannot be treated with thermal ablation.
Submucosal bipolar radiofrequency thermal ablation of inferior turbinates: a long-term follow-up with subjective and objective assessment.
endometrial destruction by thermal ablation, resection, laser treatment and other means are all effective, but must be selected where fertility is not a major issue and where large fibroids are not symptomatic
Approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the HTC is a thermal ablation system that uses an ionized helium gas plasma plume to provide safe and effective treatment of endometriosis.
A rabbit model demonstrated a high correlation between the actual thermal ablation diameter seen on gross pathology and that predicted by T1-weighted spoiled gradient-echo fast low-angle shot images.