It is a probe that uses radiofrequency waves to heat a structure until cell death occurs.
It depends on location. It can be used in the pulmonary veins( heart
) to treat arrhythmias, the bone to treat benign bone tumors such as osteiod osteoma and chondroblastoma, it can be used in the liver and kidney to treat malignant tumors of certain sizes. The procedure is minimally invasive.