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lillie no radiation used in was posted 05/23/2016 04:24 am by radiofrequency ablation
E-mail Address: it heats and cooks tumor with probe

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Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a medical procedure in which part of the electrical conduction system of the heart, tumor or other dysfunctional tissue is ablated using the heat generated from medium frequency alternating current (in the range of 350500 kHz).[1] RFA is generally conducted in the outpatient setting, using either local anesthetics or conscious sedation anesthesia (from wiki) The other poster sounds like he is talking about theraspheres also known as sirspheres

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