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Small hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis: randomized comparison of radio-frequency thermal ablation versus percutaneous ethanol injection.
PURPOSE To compare the effectiveness of radio-frequency (RF) thermal ablation with that of percutaneous ethanol injection (PEI) for the treatment of small hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patientsExpand
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Early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis: long-term results of percutaneous image-guided radiofrequency ablation.
PURPOSE To perform a prospective, intention-to-treat clinical trial to determine the long-term survival rates of patients with hepatic cirrhosis and early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in whomExpand
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Quantitative diffusion-weighted MR imaging in the differential diagnosis of breast lesion
The role of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) to differentiate breast lesions in vivo was evaluated. Sixty women (mean age, 53 years) with 81 breast lesions were enrolled. A coronalExpand
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Conventional versus doxorubicin-eluting bead transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma.
PURPOSE To compare short- and long-term clinical outcomes after conventional transarterial chemoembolization and drug-eluting bead (DEB) transarterial chemoembolization in hepatocellular carcinomaExpand
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Ethanol injection for the treatment of hepatic tumours
Percutaneous ethanol injection (PEI) is a relatively new therapeutic technique for the treatment of liver tumours. PEI is now considered a reliable alternative to surgical resection for cirrhoticExpand
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Abdominal aortic aneurysm: contrast-enhanced US for missed endoleaks after endoluminal repair.
PURPOSE To evaluate contrast material-enhanced ultrasonography (US) for depiction of endoleaks after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (or endovascular aneurysm repair [EVAR]) in patientsExpand
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Diffusion-tensor MR imaging of corticospinal tract in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and progressive muscular atrophy.
PURPOSE To prospectively evaluate several diffusion-tensor magnetic resonance (MR) imaging indexes (mean diffusivity [MD], fractional anisotropy [FA], and eigenvalues) of corticospinal tractExpand
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Radio-frequency thermal ablation of liver metastases with a cooled-tip electrode needle: results of a pilot clinical trial
Abstract. The aim of this study was to evaluate feasibility, safety, and effectiveness of radio-frequency (RF) thermal ablation, performed by using a cooled-tip electrode needle, in the treatment ofExpand
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Assessment of midbrain atrophy in patients with progressive supranuclear palsy with routine magnetic resonance imaging
Objectives –  To assess midbrain atrophy through morphometric (linear, surface and volumetric) measurements in patients with clinically diagnosed progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) and to establishExpand
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Percutaneous radio-frequency thermal ablation of nonresectable hepatocellular carcinoma after occlusion of tumor blood supply.
PURPOSE To evaluate the usefulness of percutaneous radio-frequency (RF) thermal ablation of nonresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after occlusion of the tumor arterial supply. MATERIALS ANDExpand
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