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What does PRFA stand for?

PRFA stands for Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation

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Patent ductus arteriosus - closure; Patent foramen ovale - closure ; Pectus excavatum and Pectus carinatum - Surgical Correction; Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for primary and secondary lung cancers; Peripheral Vascular Disease Screening; Photophoresis, extracorporeal - Therapy for Heart Transplant Rejection; Post-thoracotomy Pain - Intraoperative, Intercostal Nerves, Cryoanalgesia; Pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation; Pulmonary valve repair and/or replacement;
Nasdaq: RITA), a publicly-traded medical device company focused solely on cancer therapies, today announced that the American Medical Association (AMA) has assigned a new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code, 50592, for percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of renal tumors.
In a paper titled, "Complications after Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of Focal Hepatic Tumors," Ralf-Thorsten Hoffmann, MD, Professor of Radiology, University of Munich, Germany, reported study data assessing the number and degree of complications after RFA in patients suffering from liver tumors or metastases of the liver.
The studies to be presented at the RSNA meeting involving the treatment of liver cancer are titled, "Small Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Cirrhosis: Long- Term Results of Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation," and "Complications of Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation of Liver Malignancies with Expandable Multi-Probe Needles: Results of a Multicenter Study.