Locoregional control of metastatic well-differentiated thyroid cancer by ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation.

@article{Baek2011LocoregionalCO,
  title={Locoregional control of metastatic well-differentiated thyroid cancer by ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation.},
  author={Jung Hwan Baek and Yoon Suk Kim and Jin Yong Sung and Hoon Choi and Jeong Hyun Lee},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2011},
  volume={197 2},
  pages={W331-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in the control of metastatic well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma in patients for whom surgery is not feasible. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between December 2004 and June 2008, 12 metastatic differentiated thyroid carcinomas (mean diameter, 13.8 mm; range, 4-28 mm) in 10 patients (six women, four men; mean age, 44.8 years) were treated with RFA. The inclusion criteria for… CONTINUE READING
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