Spinal Tumor Radiofrequency Ablation
Metastatic tumors growing within the spine can press against nerves and cause spinal column fractures, leading to severe pain for cancer patients. A minimally invasive procedure using targeted electrical current is now being used to destroy cancerous tissue in the spine and relieve the pain, explains WVU Medicine neurointerventional radiologist SoHyun Boo, MD.
About the Presenter
SoHyun Boo, MD, is a radiologist whose clinical interests include radiology, interventional radiology, neuroradiology, and neurointerventional radiology. Dr. Boo is board-certified in diagnostic radiology and completed a diagnostic and interventional radiology fellowship at the West Virginia University School of Medicine.