New interventional radiology procedures have been added, including: vertebroplasty, a percutaneous injection treatment of painful spinal compression; uterine artery embolization, a surgical alternative to hysterectomy in women with painful or bleeding uterine fibroids; and radio-frequency ablation, a percutaneous technique for treating unresectable tumours in the liver and other organs, with probes that super-heat and thus destroy cancer cells.
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Author Biography - Robert A. Novelline
Robert A. Novelline, M.D., is Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School. He is also Director, Emergency Radiology, and Director, Undergraduate Radiology Education, Massachusetts General Hospital.