Radiofrequency Ablation of Cancer: Current Indications, Techniques and Outcomes discusses the principles and techniques of safe usage of radiofrequency current for the treatment of malignancies. Throughout the text, indications and outcomes data are stressed.Edited and authored by pioneers in the field, the book features extensive discussion of RFA for hepatic tumors, including treatment of liver metastases from colorectal cancer, combined modality therapy for liver metastases, treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma with RFA, laparoscopic RFA, percutaneous RFA, and hepatic metastases from neuroendocrine tumors. In addition, chapters consider the emerging role of RFA in the management of primary breast cancer, primary bone tumors as well as metastatic bone tumors, renal tumors, and lung tumors. The principles and instrumentation as well as the imaging aspects of RFA are presented with comprehensive chapters on ultrasound, MRI, PET and CT by leaders in the field. Complemented by 90 illustrations, this text is the gold standard reference on the use of RFA in treating a wide variety of malignant processes. It will serve as a valuable reference for all physicians engaged in the care of cancer patients. Table of contents Introduction. SECTION I. PRINCIPLES OF RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION. 1. Radiofrequency Tumor Ablation: Principles and Techniques SECTION II. RFA FOR LIVER MALIGNANCIES. 2. RFA of Colon and Rectal Carcinoma Liver Metastases 3. Combined Modality Therapy for Liver Metastases: RFA and Chemotherapy. 4. Deciding When to Use Resection or Radiofrequency Ablation in Therapy of Hepatic Malignancies 5. Laparoscopic RFA. 6. RFA for Hepatocellular Carcinoma 7. RFA for Ablation of Carcinoid and Sarcoma Liver Metastases 8. Complications of Hepatic RFA: Lessons Learned. SECTION II. RFA FOR SOLID TUMORS AT VARIOUS SITES. 9. RFA for Early Stage Breast Cancer. 10. RFA of Osteoid Osteoma 11. Percutaneous RFA of Osseous Matastases 12. RFA for Solid Renal Tumors. 13. RFA for Pulmonary Tumors 14. RFA for Recurrent Thyroid Cancer SECTION III. IMAGING FOR RFA. 15. Sonographic Guidance for RFA of Liver Tumors 16. Imaging Assessment Following RFA of Liver Tumors 17. MRI-Guided and Monitored Radiofrequency Interstitial Thermal Cancer Ablation .
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Titolo: Radiofrequency Ablation for Cancer : Current Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes
Autori: Ellis - Curley - Tanabe
Editore: Springer Verlag
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
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