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Ultrafiltration therapy is a method of removing excess plasma water. Blood is withdrawn and returned via the peripheral veins using a peristaltic pump.
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.
MP363-Urinary Tumor Markers for Bladder Cancer
The purpose of using urinary tumor markers in the evaluation of members who exhibit signs or symptoms of bladder cancer is to serve as an adjunct to cytology and biopsy. The current standard for a confirmatory diagnosis of bladder cancer is cystoscopic examination with biopsy.
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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