Bowel displacement for CT-guided tumor radiofrequency ablation: techniques and anatomic considerations.

@article{Ginat2009BowelDF,
  title={Bowel displacement for CT-guided tumor radiofrequency ablation: techniques and anatomic considerations.},
  author={D T Ginat and Wael E. A. Saad and Mark Davies and David Walman and Erdal N Erturk},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 8},
  pages={1259-64}
}
PURPOSE To describe safety and efficacy of bowel displacement techniques and determine lesion characteristics that are likely to necessitate bowel displacement. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective review of patients who underwent CT-guided renal tumor radiofrequency ablation (RFA) (January 2006-August 2008) was conducted. Techniques included hydrodissection, additional manual torquing of the RFA probe, and additional angioplasty balloon interposition. The goal was to displace bowel from the… CONTINUE READING

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