thermal ablation therapy

Known as: thermal ablation 
A procedure using heat to remove tissue or a part of the body, or destroy its function. For example, to remove the lining of the uterus, a catheter… (More)
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Review
2014
Review
2014
Minimally invasive thermal ablation of tumours has become common since the advent of modern imaging. From the ablation of small… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Radiofrequency (RF) thermal ablation has shown promise as a technique for treating inoperable solid tumors involving the liver… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE To compare the effectiveness of radio-frequency (RF) thermal ablation with that of percutaneous ethanol injection (PEI… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Radio-frequency thermal ablation is one of the most promising minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of nonresectable… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To evaluate the usefulness of percutaneous radio-frequency (RF) thermal ablation of nonresectable hepatocellular… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness and the safety of percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) thermal ablation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Neuroendocrine tumor metastases to the liver are generally slow growing, but patients suffer from hormone… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of RF interstitial thermal ablation for treating hepatic cancer… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
PURPOSE Very few patients affected by hepatocellular carcinoma can undergo surgery, though it is considered the only curative… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a different type of laser treatment from Nd:YAG thermal ablation for palliation of… (More)
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