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Radiofrequency Therapy Systems, Tissue Ablation, Endometrial

Definition : Tissue ablation radio-frequency (RF) therapy systems designed to ablate the inner mucous membrane (endometrium) of the uterus. These systems consist of an RFgenerator (typical frequency is 27.12 MHz); a large-diameter (e.g., 10 mm) probe catheter to be introduced into the uterus; guards to protect the vagina, especially anteriorly; thermocouples to record temperature; and a neutral electrode that is placed on the body surface (e.g., wrapped around the waist). These devices do not use fluids and do not work under direct hysteroscopic vision, unlike ablation performed using standard electrosurgical units with rollerball or wire loop electrodes mounted on a resectoscope. Endometrial ablation RF therapy systems are used to treat excessive or dysfunctional uterine bleeding (menorrhagia).

Entry Terms : "Endometrial Ablation Systems"

UMDC code : 18806

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Boston Scientific Corp

Company Type: Parent

In 1969, fascinated by the possibility of bringing pioneering medical devices and treatments to patients across the world, John Abele joined Medi-Tech, a company that was developing alternatives to traditional surgery. Pete Nicholas was looking for an investment, and when he met John, the pieces came together.

Hologic Inc

Company Type: Parent

Hologic, Inc. is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women throughout the world.

Minerva Surgical Inc

Company Type: Parent

Novasys Medical Inc

Company Type: Parent

Novasys Medical has developed a non-surgical approach to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) due to bladder outlet hypermobility: the Renessa System. The Renessa treatment uses a small probe which a physician passes through the urethra.

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