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MP069-Ultrafiltration
Ultrafiltration therapy is a method of removing excess plasma water. Blood is withdrawn and returned via the peripheral veins using a peristaltic pump. The blood passes through a filter that allows filtration of water and solutes of less than 50,000 da...

MP094 -Unilateral Pallidotomy
Unilateral pallidotomy is a stereotactic surgical procedure used for the treatment of intractable, disabling Parkinson’s disease. The goal is to obliterate or damage the area of the brain that controls the symptoms of the disease.

MP 110-Uterine Artery Embolization for Treatment of Symptomatic Fibroids
Uterine artery embolization is a treatment option used to promote shrinkage of symptomatic uterine fibroid tumors by blocking the blood supply to the fibroid, which causes infarction and atrophy.

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