Short communication. Development of a fine thermocouple-needle system for real-time feedback of thermal tumour ablation margin.

Abstract

Thermal tumour ablation techniques such as radiofrequency (RF) ablation are applied for radical removal of local tumours as an easier, less invasive alternative to surgical resection. A serious drawback of thermal ablation, however, is that the ablation area cannot be accurately assessed during the procedure. To achieve real-time feedback and exact and safe… (More)
DOI: 10.1259/bjr/81796498

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