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Abstract | Full HTML Article | PDF ecancer 11 733 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2017.733

Case Report

Unusual tumour ablations: report of difficult and interesting cases

Image-guided ablations are nowadays applied in the treatment of a wide group of diseases and in different organs and regions, and every day interventional radiologists have to face more difficult and unusual cases of tumour ablation. In the present case review, we report four difficult and unusual cases, reporting some tips and tricks for a successful image-guided treatment.

Keywords: image-guided ablation, thermal ablation, protective manoeuver, complex cases, radiofrequency ablation, laser ablation, microwave ablation, cryoablation, contrast-enhanced ultrasound, PET/CT

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