Percutaneous ablation of liver tumours.

  title={Percutaneous ablation of liver tumours.},
  author={K G Tranberg},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical gastroenterology},
  volume={18 1},
  • K G Tranberg
  • Published 2004 in
    Best practice & research. Clinical…
The goal of local ablation treatment of hepatic disease is to prolong survival for patients with unresectable tumours. Presently, influence on survival is difficult to estimate because of the heterogeneity of indications and treatments and short follow-up. This chapter therefore focuses on potential benefits and limitations, complications and solutions for improvement. The main problems with in situ ablation are the lack of good imaging techniques to determine the extent of disease and the lack… CONTINUE READING

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