Short-term interval combined chemoembolization and radiofrequency ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{Choe2014ShorttermIC,
  title={Short-term interval combined chemoembolization and radiofrequency ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Won Hyeok Choe and Young Jun Kim and Hee Sun Park and Sang Woo Park and Jeong Han Kim and So Young Kwon},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 35},
  pages={12588-94}
}
AIM To investigate hepatic function after combined transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) and radiofrequency ablation (RFA) with a short-term interval (0-2 d). METHODS A total of 115 patients with compensated liver cirrhosis underwent RFA combined with TACE at a time-interval of 0-2 d for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) < 5.0 cm. There were 21 patients who received further hepatic directed treatment altering liver function within 12 mo after the combined therapy for… CONTINUE READING