Microwaves: from the kitchen to the operating theatre

Tulandi, Togas
November 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/02/99, Vol. 161 Issue 9, p1132
Academic Journal
Focuses on microwave endometrial ablation, a technique used in the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding. How the procedure works using microwaves to cauterize the site; Promise the technology is showing; Problems and complications such as infection.


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