Guidelines for treatment of liver cancer.

  title={Guidelines for treatment of liver cancer.},
  author={Tito Livraghi},
  journal={European journal of ultrasound : official journal of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology},
  volume={13 2},
  • Tito Livraghi
  • Published 2001 in
    European journal of ultrasound : official journal…
In the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma, the range of indications for percutaneous ablation techniques is becoming wider than surgery and intra-arterial therapies. Indeed, whereas for some years only patients with up to three small lesions were treated, with the introduction of the single-session technique under general anesthesia, even patients with more advanced disease are now being treated. Although it is understood that partial resection assures the highest local control, the survival… CONTINUE READING