radiofrequency ablation

the use of electrodes to generate heat and destroy abnormal tissue, such as cancer cells

a medical procedure in which part of the electrical conduction system of the heart, tumor or other dysfunctional tissue is ablated using the heat generated from an electrical current. It is generally conducted in the outpatient setting, using either local anesthetics or conscious sedation anesthesia.


healthcare professional who takes images (such as x-rays) of your body when you are sick

x-ray technologist or medical radiation technologist


x-ray doctor

medical doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating disease and injury by using medical imaging, such as x-rays

doctors who have trained in the specialty of radiology, having the ability to interpret and diagnose/treat a pathological condition or medical situation appearing on an x-ray image. Some radiologists specialize in specific areas of diagnosis and imaging i.e. ultrasound, CT & MRI neurology, chest, bone, or interventional procedures.