As of 2015, the radiofrequency ablation procedure for the spine uses electromagnetic waves to produce heat that destroys nerve tissue, which stops pain, according to Cedars-Sinai. Patients experience significant, extende... More »

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Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure that creates heat by using an electrical current produced by a radio wave. This procedure is used to heat nerve tissue for the purpose of relieving pain. Radiofrequency ablation can... More »

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A radiofrequency nerve ablation is a medical procedure that doctors use to ease nerve pain, notes WebMD. The method involves the use of electrical current to heat up the area where there is the pain. More »

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A VNUS Closure procedure, renamed the Venefit procedure as of 2015, is a minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins that involves using a radiofrequency ablation catheter to collapse and close diseased leg veins, st... More »

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Recovery from a radiofrequency ablation of the great saphenous vein usually takes only several days to a few weeks, with minimal discomfort and pain from this non-invasive procedure, according to Medscape. The procedure ... More »

The Venefit procedure, formerly known as the VNUS closure procedure, is a minimally invasive medical treatment for varicose veins that involves using a radiofrequency ablation catheter to close diseased leg veins. The pr... More »

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Esophageal dysplasia can be treated in a number of ways, including endoscopic resection, Barrx or radiofrequency ablation, esophagectomy, or photodynamic therapy. An endoscopy must be conducted for a pathologist to make ... More »

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