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Given that the RF ablation of solid tumors of the liver and other organs is successfully used as a usual approach, the investigators have decided to transfer this technology to an original treatment of uterine fibroids. The access to each individual fibroid was determined considering passage of the needle towards its centre through only compromised tissue and by the shortest possible route by combining trans-vaginal ultrasound, hysteroscopy and laparoscopy. To optimize radiofrequency myolysis, in fact, the investigators decided to improve the procedure by inserting three innovative elements: application of a virtual needle tracking system to follow the RF electrode during the ablation session, real-time monitoring of RF ablation by contrast-enhanced ultrasound and systematic biopsy of the lesions before electro-coagulation.
RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION OF UTERINE MYOMAS
International Evangelical Hospital
International Evangelical Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-20T03:46:39-0400
This research study is being conducted to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of ablation (destruction) of uterine leiomyomas (fibroids) using electrocautery heating guided by ultrasound...
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) using the Halt System for the treatment of patients with symptomatic uterine fibro...
Prospective, interventional, single-center, longitudinal, single-arm pilot study to evaluate pregnancies following the Acessa™ treatment of uterine myomas in women who desire future chil...
The purpose of this observational, retrospective database study of patients with uterine fibroids is to compare the durability of symptom relief after uterus-conserving treatments for symp...
The goal of this study is to validate the new ExAblate Application software V4.2 by developing additional data that shows the safety of this treatment. The ExAblate is intended to ablate u...
Uterine fibroids are one of the most common benign tumors of the female genital tract. The major complication of myomas in pregnancy is a recurrent pain, however the misscariage is the main threat. Th...
Standard transcervical fibroid treatment via hysteroscopic myomectomy can result in a significant rate of intrauterine adhesiogenesis. The primary objective of this study was to document the incidence...
To examine non-contrast enhanced MRI value to evaluate necrotic area and ablation rate of uterine fibroids after high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) thermal ablation.
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) has emerged as a safe and effective treatment option for women with symptomatic uterine fibroids and can be delivered by laparoscopic, transvaginal, or transcervical appr...
Uterine fibroids (leiomyomas) are common benign tumors of the myometrium but their molecular pathobiology remains elusive. These stiff and often large tumors contain abundant extracellular matrix (ECM...
Inflation of a balloon catheter within the uterine cavity to control UTERINE HEMORRHAGE.
Measurement or recording of contraction activity of the uterine muscle. It is used to determine progress of LABOR, OBSTETRIC and assess status of pregnancy. It is also used in conjunction with FETAL MONITORING to determine fetal response to stress of maternal uterine contractions.
Procedures used for the targeted destruction of the mucous membrane lining of the uterine cavity.
Tumors or cancer of the UTERINE CERVIX.
Pathological processes of the UTERINE CERVIX.
Radiology is the branch of medicine that studies imaging of the body; X-ray (basic, angiography, barium swallows), ultrasound, MRI, CT and PET. These imaging techniques can be used to diagnose, but also to treat a range of conditions, by allowing visuali...