Radiofrequency thermal ablation of echinococcal liver cysts

@article{Brunetti2001RadiofrequencyTA,
  title={Radiofrequency thermal ablation of echinococcal liver cysts},
  author={Enrico Brunetti and Carlo F{\`i}lice},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2001},
  volume={358}
}
Sir—Percutaneous treatment of cystic echinococcosis of the liver is increasingly being employed. However, puncture of multivesiculated cysts may be difficult and Gharbi type IV cysts are generally thought unsuitable both for medical and percutaneous treatment. Small daughter cysts may easily recur after treatment with albendazole, and they may be difficult to reach with a needle. Two groups have reported their successful experience in percutaneous treatment of type IV cysts with large-bore… CONTINUE READING
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