Radiofrequency Ablation and Osteoplasty

Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure in which the electrical conduction system of tissue is destroyed using heat generated from high-frequency radio waves. Osteoplasty is the surgical repair, replacement, or grafting of bone tissue. The of combination ablation by needle and electrode insertion into bone lesions followed by an injection of bone cement was evaluated for its effect on refractory pain from bone metastases.

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