Navigation Links
Radiofrequency Energy Cooks Tumors Without Surgery

Research conducted at the Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center shows that by using radiofrequency energy, doctors can now "cook" tumors without actually removing them. The non-surgical technique, used increasingly for kidney and liver cancers, can also be used on cancers elsewhere in the human body. //

During radiofrequency ablation (RFA), a tiny needle is inserted into the tumor and radiofrequency energy applied through the needle tip to the tumor. As the tip heats, it sizzles or cooks a 1- to 3-inch tennis-ball size area in 10–30 minutes, killing the tumor cells. Larger tumors can be treated by overlapping treatments. The dead cells are not removed, but become scar tissue and eventually shrink.

Radiofrequency energy is electromagnetic and non-ionizing in nature, similar to microwave energy. Researchers have used RFA throughout the human body, including the liver, kidney, adrenal, breasts, ribs, lungs, diaphragm, muscle, prostate, and pelvis.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Radiofrequency catheter ablation safe for infants
2. Radiofrequency Ablation Useful in Treating Ovarian Cancer Metastasis
3. Energy intake directly related to portion size
4. Energy Therapy For Quicker Healing
5. Pollution Free Hydrogen based fuel for Energy
6. Obesity Can Be Caused By Consumption Of Energy Drinks
7. Bird Flu Likely To Reduce World Energy Demand
8. Alcohol-illusion: Alcohol and Energy Drinks Combo, Maintains Sobriety?
9. Energy Security Boosted by ADB in Asia
10. Boosting Energy Naturally
11. "Dynamic Energy Landscape" of enzyme in Catalysis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/18/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... and financial planning assistance that serves communities throughout southern Florida, is working to ... provide scholarship assets to children from low income families. , The Take Stock ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... ... The Golseth Agency, a Texas based insurance management and financial planning assistance provider ... organized to provide support to Christina Upchurch and her two children after the loss ... returned from out of town to find her husband passed away and their home ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... 18, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, ... on false teachings pertaining to the mother of the Savior whom the world calls “Mother ... different picture of the role of this historical woman. , “The world bows, kisses ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... Vermont (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... phone numbers and call tracking and monitoring solutions, announced today the launch of ... site include a modern navigation and aesthetic, fully responsive design, and an enhanced ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... “Three Narrow Roads”: a vivid and provocative ... published author, Rev. Dr. Burnett King Sr., is currently the pastor-teacher-visionary at Simply the ... Faith Track Club, Inc., a track-and-field program geared towards youth. , King shares, “When ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/8/2017)... Aug. 8, 2017   ... diluted (GAAP) loss per share from continuing operations ... revenues increased 16 percent to $110 million ... 27 percent to $161 million ... from continuing operations increased 8 percent to $0.93 ...
(Date:8/7/2017)... , Aug. 7, 2017  Endo International plc ... reached agreements to resolve virtually all known U.S. mesh ... discussions to resolve the known remaining U.S. claims at ... payments beginning in the fourth quarter of 2017 and ... of its second quarter 2017 results, the Company intends ...
(Date:8/2/2017)... , Aug. 2, 2017   Marshall County Hospital in Benton, ... proactively reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). The new addition, Tru-D SmartUVC , ... energy to kill deadly pathogens such as C. diff , MRSA, MERS, Ebola and ... Tru-D SmartUVC ... Tru-D in action in a patient room ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: