Radiofrequency ablation and biopsy of metastatic pheochromocytoma: emphasizing safety issues and dangers.

Abstract

The authors report a case of the safe performance of radiofrequency (RF) ablations and biopsies in a patient with metastatic pheochromocytoma. The patient had previously undergone RF ablation at another institution for a tumor in her liver; that procedure was complicated by a hypertensive crisis and cardiac arrest. Our experience emphasizes that, despite a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jvir.2009.01.031

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@article{Mamlouk2009RadiofrequencyAA, title={Radiofrequency ablation and biopsy of metastatic pheochromocytoma: emphasizing safety issues and dangers.}, author={M D Mamlouk and Eric Vansonnenberg and Gregory Stringfellow and Dean Smith and Albert Wendt}, journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR}, year={2009}, volume={20 5}, pages={670-3} }