Early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis: long-term results of percutaneous image-guided radiofrequency ablation.

@article{Lencioni2005EarlystageHC,
  title={Early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis: long-term results of percutaneous image-guided radiofrequency ablation.},
  author={Riccardo A Lencioni and Dania Cioni and Laura Crocetti and Chiara Franchini and Clotilde Della Pina and Jacopo Lera and Carlo Bartolozzi},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={234 3},
  pages={961-7}
}
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 whom percutaneous image-guided radiofrequency (RF) ablation was used as the sole first-line anticancer treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was performed with approval of the ethics committee, and written informed consent was obtained for all patients. From June 1, 1996, to January 1, 2003, 206… CONTINUE READING
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