[Intraperitoneal hemorrhage during and after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of hepatic tumors: reasons and management].

@article{Chen2005IntraperitonealHD,
  title={[Intraperitoneal hemorrhage during and after percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of hepatic tumors: reasons and management].},
  author={Min Chen and Ying Dai and Kun Yan and Wei Yang and Wen Gao and Wei Wu and Sheng-ri Liao and Chun-yi Hao},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={118 20},
  pages={1682-7}
}
BACKGROUND Intraperitoneal hemorrhage is one of the most common complications of radiofrequency (RF) ablation of hepatic tumors. This study was designed to investigate the reason and management of intraperitoneal hemorrhage occurred during or after percutaneous RF ablation of hepatic tumors. METHODS Three hundred and fifty-six patients with hepatic tumors have been treated at 592 procedures of ultrasound guided RF ablation. Intraperitoneal hemorrhage occurred in 5 patients (0.8%). The reasons… CONTINUE READING