PG Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE): Ablation Technologies – RFA, Microwave, HIFU


Pascal Fuchshuber, MD

RFA vs MWA–1:20
fundamental physics–2:13
deposition of energy–3:38
stages of RFA–5:20
tissue effect–6:46
RFA & dispersive electrode–9:24
indications for ablation–11:10
ablation risks–12

Keyword(s): biliary stricture, biloma, Bovie, dispersive electrode, hematoma, hemorrhage, hepatic abscess, impedence, liver necrosis, monopolar, MWA, palliative, RFA, skin burns, thermal energy, thermal injury, thermal spread, tissue ablation, unresectable lesion

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