Microwave Ablation Treatment
What Is Microwave Ablation?
Microwave Ablation is a form of thermal ablation used in interventional radiology
MWA uses electromagnetic waves in the microwave energy spectrum (300 MHz to 300 GHz) to produce tissue-heating effects.
These microwaves create heat around the needle, which heat and destroy the cancer cells. Heat closes small blood vessels and lessens the risk of bleeding. The dead tumor cells are gradually replaced by scar tissue
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Microwave ablation (MWA) is a minimally invasive technique that has been used to treat benign and malignant tumors of the LIVER, LUNG ,KIDNEY ,BONE ,BREAST AND BENIGN THYROID NODULES.
MWA is based on thermal injury secondary to heat generated from rotation of water molecules and have several advantages in tumor ablation.
Advantages of MWA (Microwave ablation):-
- Local Anesthesia
- Obviates need for admission to Hospital
- Less Morbidity
- Faster return to normal activities
- More pleasing esthetic outcomes
- Fewer Complications
- No scar
- No cut
- No stitures
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Microwave Ablation Treatment FAQ's
Microwave ablation is one of several minimally invasive treatments for varicose veins 1st time in india.
Time required for microwave ablation was 5 minutes or upto 50 min per tumour for 915MHz system, and 4 minutes or 20 min per tumour for 2.4GHz system.
Effective treatment for patients are RFA and MWA. For some patients doctors don't recommend surgery or if tumours are less than one and half inch. There is 90% success in these surgeries.
Liver tumours can be removed in surgical ways, we cannot treat tumour in one method. There are different methods one is ablation, and other is traditional surgery.
Stay in bed for a few hours. After waking up you can do your work and eat normally with precautions. After one week like a normal person you can do any work.
Microwave ablation by heat kills cancer cells using high frequency microwave energy. Doctors recommend this for large lung cancers.
1st time in india maven medical center has the microwave ablation treatment for diseases like liver tumours, pancreas tumours. Maven Medical Center H.no: 8-2-277/B/1, Road No 2, Opp: New Rainbow Children's Hospital, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.
Cost of microwave ablation treatment for livers, thyroid, and lung cancers is $9996, $9226 for radio frequency ablation
Doctors Trained in imaging (radiologists), Heart Specialist doctors(cardiologists) and some specialists perform ablation therapy.
1.Liver: During treatment, gallbladder inflammation, impair bile ducts, can cause Bowel movements painful. 2.Kidney treatment can harm the urine collecting system or it can cause severe bleeding.
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