Painful pelvic recurrence of rectal cancer: percutaneous radiofrequency ablation treatment

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Purpose: To retrospectively evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of computed tomography (CT)-guided radiofrequency thermal ablation (RFA) in reducing the pain in patients with painful pelvic recurrence of rectal cancer ineligible for surgical resection. Material and methods: Twelve consecutive patients (10 men and 2 women; mean age 67 ± 10 years) with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00261-013-0012-x

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@article{Pusceddu2013PainfulPR, title={Painful pelvic recurrence of rectal cancer: percutaneous radiofrequency ablation treatment}, author={Claudio Pusceddu and Barbara Sotgia and Luca Melis and Rosa Maria Fele and Giovanni Battista Meloni}, journal={Abdominal Imaging}, year={2013}, volume={38}, pages={1225-1233} }