Even as we consider the benefit of ablation therapy
, new techniques are being developed.
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Computed tomography appearances of hypervascular hepatic tumors after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation therapy
. Curr Prob Diagn Radiol.
For all the cases that needed radiotherapy or radioiod-ine ablation therapy
the follow up for the procedure were after six weeks post operation.
Additional steps may be taken, including medical or ablation therapy
. Since many patients with implantable devices in West Virginia live far from Charleston, Huntington or Morgantown, remote monitoring is changing the way follow-up is conducted, and is becoming the standard-of-care.
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of radioactive iodine (RAI) ablation therapy
on the complete blood count (CBC) in thyroid cancer patients.
At 8 years, 20% to 22% of the population required a hysterectomy after ablation therapy
as a whole.
METHODS: Sixty patients who were diagnosed to be free of HCC after radiofrequency ablation therapy
or surgery were randomly assigned to either the vitamin K2 group (n = 30 patients) or the control group (n = 30 patients).
"Bone loss can be a serious problem for men undergoing hormone ablation therapy
for prostate cancer and if left untreated it can lead to fractures."
The first edition was published in 1998, and the second in 2003; this third edition incorporates new material on vascular complications in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery, employment fitness in specific occupations such as transportation and aviation, ablation therapy
for atrial fibrillation, and forms of cardiomyopathy such as Chagas's disease and adult congenital heart disease, among other topics.
OGX-427 is designed to reduce levels of Hsp27, a protein that is over-produced in response to many cancer treatments including hormone ablation therapy
, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
A procedure called ablation therapy
is used to treat the most common type of arrhythmia, Atrial Fibrillation (AF).
During ablation therapy
, catheters, or small tubes, are sent into the blood stream through the groin, and travel up to the heart.
Researchers assigned 127 patients with Barrett's and dysplasia (abnormal cell growth) to ablation therapy
or a sham treatment.