Long-term outcomes of ablative procedures are not as well-known, although a study on percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for RCC showed durable oncological control for RCCs <4 cm followed over a median of 61 months.
What does PRFA stand for?
PRFA stands for Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation
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- Property Rights Foundation of America, Inc.
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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;
A THE treatment you are referring to is called Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation, and is relatively new.
A 246-patient study comparing the outcomes of laparoscopic cryoablation and percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RF) of patients at the Cleveland Clinic showed no difference in terms of morbidities, which were minimal for both procedures, or impact on renal function.
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.
ROME -- Two-year cancer-specific survival following percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of inoperable non-small-cell lung cancer was 92% in a multinational pilot study, Dr.
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.