Treatment of recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma confined to the liver with repeated resection and radiofrequency ablation: a single center experience.

@article{Eisele2013TreatmentOR,
  title={Treatment of recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma confined to the liver with repeated resection and radiofrequency ablation: a single center experience.},
  author={Robert Martin Eisele and Sascha Santosh Chopra and J F Lock and Matthias Glanemann},
  journal={Technology and health care : official journal of the European Society for Engineering and Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={9-18}
}
BACKGROUND Recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after surgical treatment is a common problem. It can be treated by radiofrequency ablation (RFA) or repeated hepatic resection (HR). This report compares both in a retrospective, single-institution database. PATIENTS AND METHODS A prospectively collected database was retrospectively analyzed. RFA was performed under ultrasound control using two different monopolar devices. All kinds of access were used: open surgical (n=10), percutaneous… CONTINUE READING