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Percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) ablation of liver tumors.

Chagnon and colleagues provide with detailed description of treatment approaches to liver cancer. They focus on the use of radiofrequency ablation of lesions coupled with ultrasonographic imaging as a guide to success. Their excellent discussion of options, inclusion and exclusion criteria and outcomes is well worth reading. Every general surgeon must be aware of the […]

Hepatocellular carcinoma treated with radiofrequency ablation: Comparison of pulse inversion contrast-enhanced harmonic sonography, contrast-enhanced power Doppler sonography, and helical CT.

Hepatitis C virus infects millions of people worldwide. As the world’s population ages, the incidence of Hepatitis C related hepatocellular carcinoma will increase. Any help in dealing with this lethal disease is most welcome. The authors discuss both minimally invasive approach to therapy with radiofrequency ablation and the use of various radiological techniques to assess […]