Tag: RFA

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...

Ablation 2.0: Improved precision as interventionalists approach A0

Ablation is entering a new era of increased precision and quantification, the interventional radiology (IR) community argues, with outcomes that match or surpass those...
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,...

RFA with OsteoCool effectively reduces pain from osteolytic bone metastases out...

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a successful treatment option for patients with painful osteolytic bone metastases, Jason Levy (Northside, Forsyth, and Cherokee Hospitals, Atlanta, USA)...

Road “wide open” for Osteocool radiofrequency ablation in patients with painful...

 Jason Levy (Atlanta, USA) and Sandeep Bagla (Virginia, USA) talk to Interventional News about preliminary results from the ongoing OPuS One study. The OPuS...
stereotactic

Stereotactic radiofrequency ablation is effective even in tumours over 3cm, study...

Multi-probe stereotactic radiofrequency ablation (SRFA) with intraprocedural image fusion represents an efficient minimally invasive therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), even with tumour sizes larger...
radiofrequency

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...

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...

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...