Inflammation caused by radiofrequency ablation for lung cancer is worse after radiotherapy and in large tumours

Roy-Choudhury, S.
November 2008
Thorax;Nov2008, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p998
Academic Journal
The article presents the study showing the severity of inflammation caused by radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in lung cancer and large tumors after radiotherapy administration. The study suggests that mechanical lung injury with RFA could trigger the development of radiation pneumonitis. Evidences are presented and conclusions are discussed.


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