Percutaneous microwave coagulation therapy for superficial hepatocellular carcinoma using intraperitoneal infusion of local anesthetic.
Ohmoto K, Yamamoto S
Am J Gastroenterol 2001;96(5):1660-1662.
Review by : Richard K. Spence
Ohmoto and Yamamoto are to be congratulated for demonstrating another step forward in the minimally-invasive approach to the treatment of hepatic lesions that traditionally required an open liver resection with its attendant blood loss and morbidity.
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