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Interventional Radiological Treatment of Liver Tumors

di Adam  • 2008  • dettagli prodotto


Surgery for liver tumours can be effective but carries considerable risks. New techniques have been developed recently, involving the insertion of needle-like instruments which destroy these tumours by freezing, heating or injection of chemicals. This book describes these methods and how they can transform the treatment of this life-threatening condition.Table of Contents Preface1. The clinical management of hepatic neoplasms Daniel Palmer and Philip Johnson2. Pathology of hepatocellular carcinoma and hepatic metastases Masamichi Kojiro3. Diagnostic imaging pre- and post-liver ablation Chang-Hsien Liu, Kambadakone R. Avinssh, Debra A. Gervais and Dushyant V. Sahani4. Transarterial chemoembolization in the management of primary and secondary liver tumors Alexander T. Ruutiainen and Michael Soulen5. High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment of liver cancer Gail ter Haar, Sadaf Zahur and Chaturika Jayadewa6. Percutaneous ethanol injection of hepatocellular carcinoma K. T. Tan and C. S. Ho7. The role of surgery in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma and hepatic metastases Troy Kimsey and Yuman Fong8. Image-guided radiofrequency ablation: techniques and results Riccardo Lencioni, Laura Crocetti, Elena Bozzi and Dania Cioni9. Radiofrequency equipment and scientific basis for RFA Suvranu Ganguli and S. Nahum Goldberg10. Cryotherapy of the liver Gregory Avey, Fred T. Lee Jr and J. Louis Hinshaw11. Considerations in setting up a radiofrequency ablation service: how we do it Fadi M. El-Merhi, Gerald D. Dodd and Linda G. HubbardIndex.


ISBN: 0521886872

Titolo: Interventional Radiological Treatment of Liver Tumors


Editore: Cambridge University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2008

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina rigida

Misure: 17x25 cm

Pagine: 232

Peso: 0.7 kg