CT-guided radiofrequency ablation as a salvage treatment of colorectal cancer hepatic metastases developing after hepatectomy.

@article{Sofocleous2011CTguidedRA,
  title={CT-guided radiofrequency ablation as a salvage treatment of colorectal cancer hepatic metastases developing after hepatectomy.},
  author={Constantinos T. Sofocleous and Elena Nadia Petre and Mithat Gonen and Karen T. Brown and Stephen B. Solomon and Anne M. Covey and William Alago and Lynn A. Brody and Raymond H. Thornton and Michael Ian D'Angelica and Yuman Fong and Nancy E. Kemeny},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={755-61}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the clinical outcomes of percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) ablation of colorectal cancer liver metastases (CLMs) that recur after hepatectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS From December 2002 to December 2008, 71 CLMs that developed after hepatectomy were ablated in 56 patients. Medical records and imaging were reviewed to determine technique effectiveness/complete ablation (ie, ablation defect covering the entire tumor on 4-6-week postablation computed tomography [CT… CONTINUE READING

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