Radiofrequency ablation for hypersplenism in patients with liver cirrhosis: A pilot study

Abstract

Radiofrequency ablation is a relatively new technique used for local ablation of unresectable tumors. We investigated the feasibility and eficacy of radiofrequency ablation for hypersplenism and its effect on liver function in patients with liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension. Nine consecutive patients with hypersplenism due to cirrhotic portal… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gassur.2004.11.006

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