Oncology & Cancer

New study shows hope, options for older patients with liver cancer

Physicians and researchers from UK HealthCare's Transplant Center and the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center conducted a study of patients over the age of 70 with a type of liver cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could leg pain be due to varicose veins?

Patients experiencing an achy, heavy feeling or a burning sensation in their legs may be feeling the symptoms of varicose veins. These twisted, enlarged veins often develop as people age, but they also can begin when people ...


Remapping atrial fibrillation treatment

A new way of treating arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation (AF)—the most common heart arrhythmia diagnosis in clinical practice—has debuted at UC San Diego Health. vMap is a non-invasive, computational mapping system ...

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Ablation is removal of material from the surface of an object by vaporization, chipping, or other erosive processes. This occurs in spaceflight during ascent and atmospheric reentry, glaciology, medicine, and passive fire protection.

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