Radiofrequency Tissue Ablation Using Cooled Tip for Liver Metastases of Endocrine Tumors

@article{Hellman2002RadiofrequencyTA,
  title={Radiofrequency Tissue Ablation Using Cooled Tip for Liver Metastases of Endocrine Tumors},
  author={Per Hellman and Sam Ladjevardi and Britt M Skogseid and G{\"o}ran {\AA}kerstr{\"o}m and Anders Elvin},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={26},
  pages={1052-1056}
}
Tumors derived from hormone-producing cells are generally highly differentiated, and vast experience indicates benefit with combinations of surgical and medical treatment for metastatic disease. Tumor debulking surgery is an accepted approach for reducing hormonal symptoms and to establish better conditions for medical treatment. Radiofrequency treatment (RF), a novel method for destroying liver tumors, was used to treat 43 liver metastases in 21 patients with endocrine tumors (12 with midgut… CONTINUE READING
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