Tag: radiofrequency ablation

AB-LATE02 randomised trial to probe “synergistic” immunotherapy and ablation strategy for...

A randomised trial—AB-LATE02—will assess the efficacy of a combination of neoadjuvant atezolizumab, and adjuvant atezolizumab and bevacizumab with radiofrequency ablation (RFA) as a treatment...
OsteoCool

Swift, significant, sustained pain relief with the OsteoCool RF ablation system

This educational supplement is sponsored by Medtronic. In this supplement: Spotlight on the OsteoCool RF ablation system Watching a “small Canadian invention” transform cancer care:...
confirmation

Ablation-confirmation software must become the new normal for IRs to be...

“If interventional radiologists wish to become competitive with surgeons, the availability of software enabling the accurate comparison of pre- and post-interventional CT or...
OsteoCool

RFA with OsteoCool leads to “rapid and sustained” pain relief in...

Treating patients with metastatic bone disease by radiofrequency ablation (RFA) using the OsteoCool system (Medtronic) results in rapid and statistically significant improvement in pain...
gel

New ethanol gel formulation holds “promise” for effective ablation in low...

“Our solution to the limitations of ethanol ablation is the polymer ethyl cellulose,” Erika Chelales (Center for Global Women’s Health Technologies, Duke University, Durham,...
compression

Compression after radiofrequency ablation of varicose veins “adds no clinical benefit”

A randomised controlled trial has found that clinical and patient-reported outcomes following radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of varicose veins without compression are no worse than...

Stratus Medical completes private placement financing and acquisition of the NimbusRF

Stratus Medical, a new company created to focus on advancing radiofrequency (RF) ablation treatment for chronic pain, has announced that it completed a private...
RCTs

Phase III RCTs needed to prove radiofrequency ablation is effective against...

Interventional radiologists must become involved in the multidisciplinary development of phase III randomised controlled trials (RCTs) to further assess the role of radiofrequency ablation...

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...