Definition of ablation
: the process of ablating: such asa : surgical removalb : loss of a part (such as ice from a glacier or the outside of a nose cone) by melting or vaporization
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He was admitted to Temple University Hospital and underwent an ablation procedure.
The 58-year-old Francona was supposed to manage the American League during Tuesday’s All-Star Game but opted out after undergoing a cardiac ablation procedure at the Cleveland Clinic on July 6.
Francona was released from the Cleveland Clinic on Friday night, one day after undergoing a cardiac ablation for an irregular heartbeat.
Francona underwent a catheter ablation to address an irregular heartbeat and is expected to join the the team after the All-Star break.
Ablation of 2 spots on liver, removed spleen and gallbladder.
Ablation of 2 spots on liver, removed spleen and gall bladder.
The procedure, known as laser ablation, also reduces a patient’s hospital stay.
Bochy had missed the two-game series at Kansas City after undergoing what was termed a minor ablation procedure in San Diego on Monday.
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