[Treatment of non-resectable liver tumors with percutaneous interstitial laser coagulation while interrupting blood circulation to the liver].

@article{Heisterkamp2000TreatmentON,
  title={[Treatment of non-resectable liver tumors with percutaneous interstitial laser coagulation while interrupting blood circulation to the liver].},
  author={Joos Heisterkamp and Richard van Hillegersberg and Robert A de Man and Huug W. Tilanus and Jan W. P. Kuiper and Peter M. T. Pattynama and Jan N. M. IJzermans},
  journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde},
  year={2000},
  volume={144 32},
  pages={
          1542-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate, in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma or colorectal carcinoma disseminated to the liver, treatment with interstitial laser coagulation (ILC) during temporary occlusion of vascular inflow in the liver: feasibility, complications and initial tumour response. DESIGN Prospective, descriptive. METHODS Patients were included if their tumours were surgically irresectable and smaller than 4 cm in diameter and did not exceed a number of 3. ILC was performed under general… CONTINUE READING

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