TITLE

THE LIVER: OTHER HEPATIC PROCEDURES: Liver Tumor Ablation

AUTHOR(S)
CAMERON, JOHN L.; SANDONE, CORINNE
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery - Volume 1;2007, p179
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on liver tumor ablation techniques from a chapter of the book "Atlas of Gastrointestinal Surgery," Volume One, Second Edition, is presented. Since surgical resection are not indicated for many patients with primary or secondary liver cancer, ablative approaches are being considered for liver tumor treatment. The procedures for open radiofrequency and laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation techniques are described.
ACCESSION #
43758711

 

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