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Medical Radiology, Diagnostic Imaging
Thermal ablation has become an integral part of oncology. This book encompasses the different technologies employed in thermal ablation, its indications and the results achieved in various clinical conditions. It also discusses the techniques of guiding the applicators to the target structures by use of different imaging tools
This book encompasses the different technologies employed in thermal ablation, its indications and the results achieved in various clinical conditions. It clearly explains the basics of thermal ablative techniques. In the main part of the book, techniques of guiding the applicators to the target structures by use of different imaging tools are discussed. The book, written by acknowledged experts, has a lucid structure and excellent images.
Includes bibliographical references and index
Front Matter; Basic Principles in Oncology; Radiofrequency Ablation; Microwave Ablation; Laser Ablation; Locoregional Chemotherapy Including Perfusion; Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE) in Primary and Secondary Liver Tumors; CT-Guided HDR Brachytherapy: Challenging the Limits of Thermal Ablation; Selective Internal Radiation Therapy; Therapy with Intra-arterial Iodine-131-Lipiodol in Inoperable Hepatocellular Carcinoma; Instillation of Alcohol; Instillation of Bone Cement; Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE) and Combined Therapies; Percutaneous Alcohol Instillation.
Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)LITT-HCC; Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA); LITT; Symptomatic Hemangiomas, Adenomas; Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA); Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA); Laser-Induced Thermotherapy (LITT) in the Treatment of Lung Metastases; Radiofrequency Ablation in Bone Metastases; Head and Neck Lesions; Breast; Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC); Bone; Back Matter.
Print version Percutaneous Tumor Ablation in Medical Radiology