Two most common ablation methods:
Additional ablation methods:
Chemical, laser, and high-intensity focused ultrasound
The choice of ablation method is tailored to each patient.
It may be used alone or in combination with other treatments, such as surgery or radiation therapy.
Whether using cold or heat to kill tumor cells, the process begins by placing probes into the tumor with state-of-the-art imaging guidance to avoid harming adjacent tissues and to obtain an effective treatment.
Circulation of super-cooled gases within special hollow needles called cryoprobes produces lethal ice around their tips.
Probes are powered by radiofrequency or microwave generators creating extreme heat at the probe tips.
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