Tag: Ablation

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Ablation cheaper than Y-90 or TACE for the treatment of hepatocellular...

Ablation costs are significantly less than those of transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) and Yttrium-90 (Y-90), according to a comparative cost analysis of the three...

Cryoablation improves survival more than thermal ablation for renal cell carcinoma...

Cryoablation may be associated with longer overall survival than heat-based thermal ablation in clinical T1a renal cell carcinoma (RCC), concludes a recent study published...
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Cryoablation shows promise in treating low-risk breast cancers

Cryoablation shows early indications of effectiveness in treating women with low-risk breast cancers, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological...
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Top trends in ablation in 2018

Roberto Iezzi provides an overview of ablative therapies, and what interventional radiologists can expect from ablation procedures in the near future. Amongst the emerging...
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CT-guided radiofrequency thermal ablation a safe alternative to surgery for HCC...

Percutaneous CT-guided radiofrequency thermal ablation is a safe and effective alternative treatment option in patients with pulmonary metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) that cannot...

New augmented reality system lets IRs “literally see through the patient”

European Radiology Experimental has recently published a study on a new augmented reality system that is able to accurately guide interventional oncology procedures. A three-step...

Landmark EVRA trial provides first Level 1 evidence for early endovenous...

The first full results of the Early Venous Reflux Ablation (EVRA) ulcer study were presented at the Charing Cross Symposium (24–27 April, London, UK)....

Cryovagotomy may help ignite weight loss

Cryoablation of the posterior vagal trunk, the nerve carrying hunger signals to the brain, may help patients with mild-to-moderate obesity lose weight, according to...

MagForce gets US FDA nod to begin clinical trial evaluating focal...

The US FDA’s granting of an investigational device exemption (IDE) allows MagForce to conduct a pivotal clinical evaluating the company’s NanoTherm therapy for intermediate...

Image-guided pulsed radiofrequency provides relief from low back pain

The majority of patients were pain free after receiving a new image-guided pulsed radiofrequency treatment for low back pain and sciatica, according to a...
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Future directions for ablation in interventional oncology

The notion of locally destroying a cancer percutaneously with minimal morbidity and mortality has become accepted as part of the modern armamentarium for treating...

Theoretical benefit with microwave ablation “does not translate into clinical benefit”...

A prospective randomised controlled study that compared outcomes between hepatocellular carcinoma patients who were treated by microwave ablation with those who were treated by...

Early data finds image-guided ablation “feasible and well tolerated” for oligometastatic...

A retrospective review of single-institution experience, published in July in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR), suggests that percutaneous image-guided ablation is...

Radiofrequency ablation used to treat cancer pain for patients

Interventional radiologists at the Emory Johns Creek Hospitals (EJCH), Johns Creek, USA, are using radiofrequency ablation to reduce pain for cancer patients. Radiofrequency ablation is...

WCIO session highlights the pick of recent interventional oncology research

A session at the World Conference on Interventional Oncology (WCIO; 8–11 June, Boston, USA), organised by the Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO), identified the...

Solero microwave ablation system gets CE mark

Angiodynamics has announced it has received CE mark certification for the Solero microwave tissue ablation system. Solero and its accessories are indicated for the...

MAVERRIC to compare microwave ablation to surgery for resectable colorectal liver...

The Karolinska Institute-sponsored, prospective, observational MAVERRIC study aims to demonstrate that a strategy of first line local microwave ablation of colorectal liver metastases is...

Early data suggest ablation has favourable outcomes for selected small cell...

A preliminary analysis suggests that thermal ablation may be effective in selected patients with local small cell lung cancer without adjuvant therapy. The research...