Tag: thermal ablation

For some small kidney cancers, freezing is more effective than heat...

For patients with early-stage renal cell carcinomas (RCCs) that measure between 3 and 4cm, cryoablation yields a lower risk of cancer-related death compared to...
amanda smolock

An insight into treating liver tumours with thermal ablation

Amanda Smolock (Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA) discusses how her practice operates, using microwave ablation nearly exclusively for primary and metastatic liver tumours...
Thomas Helmberger ESR

ECR 2022: Interventional oncology is the fourth pillar of oncology—a shift...

With cancer cases growing worldwide and an increased number of late-stage diseases in elderly patients, there is an increasing need for an integrated approach....
confirmation

Ablation-confirmation software must become the new normal for IRs to be...

“If interventional radiologists wish to become competitive with surgeons, the availability of software enabling the accurate comparison of pre- and post-interventional CT or...
Roberto Iezzi

Future directions for ablation in interventional oncology

The notion of locally destroying a cancer percutaneously with minimal morbidity and mortality has become accepted as part of the modern armamentarium for treating...