Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)


Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) for Osteoid Osteoma: Minimally Invasive Relief


Discover how Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) offers a minimally invasive and highly effective solution for managing the pain and discomfort caused by osteoid osteoma. Learn about the procedure, its benefits, and what to expect during your treatment journey.

Understanding RFA:

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) is a cutting-edge medical procedure that utilizes targeted heat to destroy abnormal tissues, including the benign tumors associated with osteoid osteoma. This technique offers patients a less invasive alternative to traditional surgical methods.

Benefits of RFA:

RFA presents several advantages for individuals diagnosed with osteoid osteoma:
Minimally Invasive: RFA requires only small incisions, reducing surgical trauma and scarring.
Precise Targeting: Guided by imaging, RFA precisely targets the tumor, minimizing damage to surrounding healthy tissue.
Reduced Recovery Time: Compared to traditional surgery, RFA generally involves a shorter recovery period.

Lower Risk of Complications: The minimally invasive nature of RFA lowers the risk of infection and other post-surgical complications.

Is RFA Right for You?

RFA is a suitable option for many individuals diagnosed with osteoid osteoma. Your radiologist will evaluate your medical history, overall health, and the location of the tumor to determine if RFA is the best course of action.

At Picture This by Jankharia, our experienced team is well-versed in utilizing RFA to treat osteoid osteoma (Comprehensive Guide is appended below), with more than 550 patients treated since 2005. We are committed to delivering personalized care and ensuring your comfort throughout the treatment process. Consult with our experts to explore if RFA is the right choice for you.

Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) has revolutionized the treatment of osteoid osteoma, offering a minimally invasive approach that effectively targets and eliminates tumors. Experience relief from pain and discomfort with the advanced techniques available at Picture This by Jankharia. Regain your quality of life and mobility through our expert care and innovative treatments.



RITA Medical Systems along with the new Siemens Defination CT Scanner with TwinBeam

Time taken

15-60 minutes

Primary Expert Radiologist

Dr. Bhavin Jankharia



Report Given

A report of procedure will be give


The RFA Procedure:
Preparation: You'll be administered local and general anesthesia, ensuring your comfort throughout the procedure. Imaging Guidance: Using CT scans, the physician locates the tumor with pinpoint accuracy. Insertion of the Electrode: A thin electrode is guided to the tumor site without an incision. Radiofrequency Energy Application: The electrode emits radiofrequency energy, generating heat that destroys the tumor. Monitoring: Throughout the procedure, the physician monitors the temperature to ensure optimal tumor destruction. Closing Incision: Once the procedure is complete, the incision is closed with sutures or adhesive strips.
Recovery and Follow-up:
After RFA, you may experience mild discomfort or soreness for 2-3 days. Over-the-counter pain relievers are often sufficient. Your team will provide specific aftercare instructions. Follow-up appointments are scheduled to monitor your progress and ensure that the tumor has been successfully treated.

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