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Percutaneous Tumor Ablation in Medical Radiology
edited by T. J. Vogl

Percutaneous Tumor Ablation in Medical Radiology encompasses the different technologies employed in thermal ablation, its indications and the results achieved in various clinical conditions.

Percutaneous Tumor Ablation in Medical Radiology discusses techniques of guiding the applicators to the target structures by use of different imaging tools such as ultrasound, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.

Contents

Percutaneous Tumor Ablation

1. Basic Principles in Oncology

2. Ablative Techniques (Percutaneous)

Thermal Ablative Techniques

  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Microwave Ablation
  • Laser Ablation

Vascular Ablative Techniques

  • Locoregional Chemotherapy Including Perfusion
  • Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE) in Primary and Secondary Liver Tumors

Actinic Ablative Techniques

  • 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 Techniques

  • Instillation of Alcohol
  • Instillation of Bone Cement

Clinical Indications

3. Liver

Primary Tumors

  • Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE) and Combined Therapies
  • Percutaneous Alcohol Instillation
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • LITT-HCC

Secondary Tumors

  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • LITT

Benign Tumors

  • Symptomatic Hemangiomas, Adenomas

4. Kidney

  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)

5. Lung

  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Laser-Induced Thermotherapy (LITT) in the Treatment of Lung Metastases

6. Soft Tissue and Musculoskeletal

  • Radiofrequency Ablation in Bone Metastases

7. Other

  • Head and Neck Lesions
  • Breast

Treatment Strategies
(incl. Current Study Protocols and Flow-Charts)

8. Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)

9. Bone

Index

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Percutaneous Tumor Ablation in Medical Radiology
edited by T. J. Vogl
2008 255 pages $188.00 + shipping
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