Ablation of Liver and Biliary Tumors

  • Pankaj Gupta
  • Naveen Kalra


Image-guided ablation plays an important role in the management of patients with liver malignancies, both primary (hepatocellular carcinoma) and metastasis. Additionally, ablation has an evolving role in biliart tract cancers. The most well studied and widely available technique is radiofrequency ablation (RFA), though microwave ablation (MWA) and cryoablation (CA) are being increasingly utilized. In this chapter, we discuss the indications, contraindications, technical details, complications of the ablative procedures for liver and biliary tumors.  


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pankaj Gupta
    • 1
  • Naveen Kalra
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiodiagnosis and ImagingPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia

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