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*  Management of atrial fibrillation
Ablation (AF ablation) is a method that increasingly is used to treat cases of recurrent AF that are unresponsive to ... This "ablate and pace" technique has an important place in the treatment of AF< as it is the only reliably effective method for ... Efficacy and risks of catheter ablation of AF are areas of active debate. A worldwide survey of the outcomes of 8745 ablation ... Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) uses radiofrequency energy to destroy abnormal electrical pathways in heart tissue. Other energy ...
*  Radiofrequency ablation
Ablation is now the standard treatment for SVT and typical atrial flutter and the technique can also be used in AF, either to ... Endovenous ablation of perforator veins Avery J, Kumar K, Thakur V, Thakur A (2014). "Radiofrequency ablation as first-line ... Microwave ablation, where tissue is ablated by the microwave energy "cooking" the adjacent tissue, and ultrasonic ablation, ... ISBN 978-1-4377-1560-6. "Ablation for Arrhythmias". American Heart Association. 2017. "Radiofrequency ablation for cancer". ...
*  Topera Medical
"Targeted Ablation at Stable Atrial Fibrillation Sources Improves Success Over Conventional Ablation in High-Risk Patients: A ... Eliminating rotors increases success rates, even in patients with whom traditional techniques are less successful because of ... "Ablation of Rotor and Focal Sources Reduces Late Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation Compared to Trigger Ablation Alone". J Am ... "Targeted Ablation at Stable Atrial Fibrillation Sources Improves Success Over Conventional Ablation In High Risk Patients: A ...
*  Microwave burn
Microwave damage to tissues can be intentionally exploited as a therapeutic technique, e.g. radiofrequency ablation and ...
*  Cryoablation
Different catheter-based ablation techniques may be used and they generally fall into two categories: (1) cold-based procedures ... ablations. Also, higher rate of equipment failures were recorded using this technique. Finally, even though short term success ... Ablation occurs in tissue that has been frozen by at least three mechanisms: formation of ice crystals within cells thereby ... Techniques also exist where incisions are used in the open heart to interrupt abnormal electrical conduction (Maze procedure). ...
*  Ablative brain surgery
ISBN 978-0-205-64524-4. Stafford, R. Jason; Ahrar, Kamran (2012). "MRI-Guided Thermal Ablation Techniques". Interventional ... The method of removal of part of the brain was termed "experimental ablation". With the use of experimental ablation, Flourens ... Experimental ablation involves the drilling of holes in the skull of an animal and inserting an electrode or a small tube ... MRI-guided laser ablation is also used for ablating brain, prostate and liver tumors. Heating or freezing are also alternative ...
*  Menorrhagia
Small fibroids may be dealt with by local removal (myomectomy). A further surgical technique is endometrial ablation ( ... "Endometrial resection and ablation techniques for heavy menstrual bleeding". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 8: ... This has a number of causes: better medical management, endometrial ablation and particularly the introduction of IUS which may ... having a reserved role if a spontaneous abortion is incomplete Endometrial ablation Uterine artery embolisation (UAE) ...
*  Gum depigmentation
The procedure itself can involve surgical, or laser ablation techniques. Melanocytes are cells which reside in the basal layer ...
*  Non-small-cell lung carcinoma
The most widely used ablation techniques for lung cancer are radiofrequency ablation, cryoablation, and microwave ablation. ... Thermal ablations i.e. radiofrequency ablation, cryoablation, microwave ablation are appropriate for palliative treatment of ... Ablation may be an option for patients whose tumors are near the outer edge of the lungs. Nodules less than 1 cm from the ... "Thermal Ablation Matches Sublobar Resection Outcomes in Older Patients with Early-stage Non-small Cell Lung Cancer". Journal of ...
*  Bone metastasis
Thermal ablation techniques are increasingly being used in the palliative treatment of painful metastatic bone disease. ... thermal ablation techniques have been explored as alternatives for pain reduction. Several multi-center clinical trials ... as the area of destruction created by this technique can be monitored more effectively by CT than radiofrequency ablation, a ... "Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of painful osseous metastases". Cancer. 116 (4): 989-997. doi:10.1002/cncr.24837. ISSN ...
*  Basal ganglia disease
This ablation technique can be viewed as simply removing a faulty piece of a circuit. With the damaged piece of the circuit ... Deep brain stimulation is a more complicated process than other therapies such as ablation. Evidence suggests that benefits of ...
*  Bone tumor
Thermal ablation techniques are also increasingly being used in the palliative treatment of painful metastatic bone disease. ... thermal ablation techniques have been explored as alternatives for pain reduction. Several multi-center clinical trials ... In this technique, which can be performed under conscious sedation, a RF probe is introduced into the tumor nidus through a ... Rosenthal, D I; Alexander, A; Rosenberg, A E; Springfield, D (1992-04-01). "Ablation of osteoid osteomas with a percutaneously ...
*  Combinatorial ablation and immunotherapy
Various ablative techniques are utilized including cryoablation, radiofrequency ablation, laser ablation, photodynamic ablation ... local thermal ablation of tumor: Cryoablation Radiofrequency ablation High-intensity focused ultrasound ablation Laser ablation ... Combinatorial ablation and immunotherapy is an oncological treatment that combines various tumor-ablation techniques with ... with ablation synergizes the immune reaction, and can treat metastatic disease with curative intent. Various local ablation ...
*  Ablation
As such, it has nothing to do with the vaporization techniques described in the rest of this article. Ablation of brain tissue ... The genetic ablation techniques described could prove useful in battling cancer. Firestopping and fireproofing products can be ... In medicine, ablation is the same as removal of a part of biological tissue, usually by surgery. Surface ablation of the skin ( ... Surface ablation is also employed in otolaryngology for several kinds of surgery, such as for snoring. Ablation therapy using ...
*  Single-walled carbon nanohorn
CO2 laser ablation technique is utilized to produce the first SWNHs at room temperature in absence of a metal catalyst. The CO2 ... SWNHs can be synthesized with high purity by CO2 laser ablation and arc discharge without a metal catalyst. The following two ... have been investigated by a combination of several techniques to show the electron-transfer process between the porphyrins and ... laser ablation generator is composed of a high-power CO2 laser source (with a wavelength of 10.6 μm, 5 kW of power, 10 nm of ...
*  Electroporation
N-TIRE is unique to other tumor ablation techniques in that it does not create thermal damage to the tissue around it. ... A more recent technique has been developed called high-frequency irreversible electroporation (H-FIRE). This technique uses ... This type of procedure has the same tumor ablation success as N-TIRE. However, it has one distinct advantage, H-FIRE does not ... A recent technique called non-thermal irreversible electroporation (N-TIRE) has proven successful in treating many different ...
*  Renal cell carcinoma
However, there are some cases where ablation can be used on tumors that are larger. The two main types of ablation techniques ... Therefore, long-term follow-up is crucial to assess completeness of tumour ablation. Ideally, percutaneous ablation is ... Radio frequency ablation uses an electrode probe which is inserted into the affected tissue, to send radio frequencies to the ... It is important to note that the other kidney must be fully functional, and this technique is most often used when there is a ...
*  Pancreatic cancer
Irreversible electroporation is a relatively novel ablation technique that has shown promise in downstaging and prolonging ... Medical imaging techniques, such as computed tomography (CT scan) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) are used both to confirm the ... In the general population, screening of large groups is not currently considered effective, although newer techniques, and the ... Pancreatic cancer is usually diagnosed by a combination of medical imaging techniques such as ultrasound or computed tomography ...
*  Alpins method
... also introduced a conundrum between incisional and ablation techniques; specifically, should treatment be planned according to ... The method can also be used to refine surgical techniques or correct laser settings in future procedures. The Alpins Method is ...
*  Adenomyosis
Endometrial ablation and resection techniques are most appropriate for shallow adenomyosis. The efficacy of the procedures is ... Myometrial electrocoagulation Myometrial reduction MRI-guided focused ultrasound surgery Endometrial ablation techniques result ... Rollerball ablation: Under direct visualization through a hysteroscope, a metallic ball on the end of a probe is charged with ... Cryo-endometrial ablation (CEA): A form of cryotherapy whereby using a small probe, providers can directly apply sub-zero ...
*  Interventional oncology
Both ablation and embolization techniques are minimally invasive treatment, i.e. they may be delivered through the skin (in a ... Chemical Ablation: one of the earliest ablative techniques involving the injection of substances such as ethanol or acetic acid ... 1990 - Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) technique for liver tumors. 1990s - Treatment of bone and kidney tumors by embolization. ... Therapeutic interventional oncology procedures may be classified further into ablation techniques that destroy neoplastic ...
*  Indian prawn
... maturation can be induced by eyestalk ablation technique where eyestalks of females are unilaterally ablated to stimulate ... The sources of seeds and grow-out techniques can be differed as desired by the farmer to achieve a balance between the cost of ... Grow-out techniques can be extensive, semi-intensive or intensive. This is the traditional system of shrimp farming which ... Sadaharu Makinouchi & J. Honaculada-Primavera (1987). "Maturation and spawning of Penaeus indicus using different ablation ...
*  Fate mapping
Seth Blair, also in Stent's lab, introduced a novel ablation technique that could be used in tandem with lineage tracing to ... later modifications of this technique employed DNase or the ricin A chain. The single-cell injection technique is now also in ... This technique allowed the experimenter greater control and selectivity over what cell was labeled and traced. However, the ... Although innovative for the time, this technique is limiting in that the size of a chip of agar may not accommodate single-cell ...
*  Stereotaxis
"Long-term outcomes of the current remote magnetic catheter navigation technique for ablation of atrial fibrillation". ... its current usage is guiding magnetic catheters during electrophysiology studies and catheter ablation procedures to treat ...
*  Snoring
Bipolar radiofrequency ablation, a technique used for coblation tonsillectomy, is also used for the treatment of snoring. The ... Radiofrequency ablation is frequently effective in reducing the severity of snoring, but often does not completely eliminate it ... Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a relatively new surgical treatment for snoring. This treatment applies radiofrequency energy ... Snoring subdued with new treatment: 5/20/98 Radiofrequency ablation of the soft palate for snoring "What is pillar". Pillar ...
*  Catenin
In the short-term, combining current treatment techniques with therapeutics targeting catenin-associated elements of cancer ... "Hyperproliferation and defects in epithelial polarity upon conditional ablation of alpha-catenin in skin". Cell. 104 (4): 605- ...
*  Alcohol septal ablation
... is a technique designed to reduce the obstruction to blood being ejected from the heart. The technique ... Alcohol septal ablation was first performed in Britain at the Royal Brompton Hospital by Ulrich Sigwart in 1994. Since that ... The technique is similar to coronary angioplasty, and utilizes similar equipment. Using wires and balloons to localize the ... Alcohol septal ablation (ASA, TASH procedure) is a percutaneous, minimally invasive treatment performed by an interventional ...