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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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.
TTTS – which causes the babies to receive unequal shares of blood and can potentially lead to disability or even death in one or more – can be treated with risky laser ablation surgery, a procedure Sarah Maund underwent.
This image, captured with a helium ion microscope following laser ablation, reveals the collagen matrix within a single scale of a Pacific herring from Alaska’s Prince William Sound.
Integra’s neuroscience portfolio already includes tissue ablation, dural repair and cranial...
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