Percutaneous Tumor Ablation

Strategies and Techniques

5bbda5f2c1110.jpg Author Christos S. Georgiades and Kelvin Hong
Isbn 9781604063066
File size 12.5MB
Year 2010
Pages 208
Language English
File format PDF
Category Medicine

Book Description:

Leading authorities on percutaneous tumor ablation come together in this
volume to provide a complete overview of everything physicians and other health
professionals need to know to successfully implement and administer an
image-guided ablation service.

After an introduction to the protocols and
attendant physics of ablation technology, concise organ-based chapters focus on
a wide range of both straightforward and atypical cases to teach readers how to
handle the unique clinical and technical challenges associated with percutaneous
tumor ablation in different areas of the body. Succinct, step-by-step
descriptions complement high-resolution images throughout to illustrate the
nuances of each procedure.




  • In-depth guidance on the advantages and drawbacks of
    various cutting-edge ablation modalities, including radiofrequency ablation,
    microwave ablation, cryoablation, and irreversible electroporation
  • Numerous examples of difficult cases and advice on how
    to mitigate complications
  • More than 500 high-quality images document the cases
    and showcase all currently available ablation systems and probes
  • Practical chapters address practice building, patient
    selection, the pre- and post-operative care of high-risk patients, and more
  • Narrated videos on an accompanying DVD demonstrate
    state-of-the art tumor ablation equipment and procedures

This must-have clinical
reference will develop the technical and clinical tumor ablation skills of every fellow and practicing physician in interventional radiology, oncology, and surgical oncology.</p



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