Radiofrequency ablation: other abdominal organs

  title={Radiofrequency ablation: other abdominal organs},
  author={William R. Lees and Alice Gillams},
  journal={Abdominal Imaging},
Primary adrenal malignancy is uncommon and usually presents at an advanced stage. With the exception of pheochromocytoma, adrenal cancers rarely secrete hormones. Advanced adrenal tumors often invade several anatomic compartments, and even radical surgery is usually palliative. For tumors confined to the adrenal gland, laparoscopic surgery provides a minimally invasive approach. A 5-year survival rate of 40% has been reported after complete surgical resection of primary adrenocortical carcinoma… CONTINUE READING
5 Citations
18 References
Similar Papers


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 18 references

Photodynamic therapy for cancer of the pancreas

  • SG Bown, AZ Rogowska, DE Whitelaw
  • Gut
  • 2002
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…