2005

Tumor Ablation

Principles and Practice

ISBN: 978-0-387-95539-1 (Print) 978-0-387-28674-7 (Online)

Table of contents (43 chapters)

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  1. Introduction to Ablation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      History of Ablation

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      Pages 17-22

      Epidemiology: How to Appraise the Ablation Literature Critically

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      Pages 23-40

      Image-Guided Tumor Ablation: Basic Science

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      Pages 41-55

      Tumor Angiogenesis: General Principles and Therapeutic Approaches

  2. Operations for Tumor Ablation

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      Pages 57-57

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      Pages 59-63

      Image-Guided Tumor Ablation: How to Build a Practice

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      Pages 64-75

      Anesthesia for Ablation

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      Pages 76-92

      Devices, Equipment, and Operation of Ablation Systems

  3. Imaging for Tumor Ablation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-103

      Intraoperative Ultrasound-Guided Procedures

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      Pages 104-120

      Computed Tomography Imaging for Tumor Ablation

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      Pages 121-134

      Positron Emission Tomography Imaging for Tumor Ablation

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      Pages 135-147

      Ultrasound Imaging in Tumor Ablation

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      Pages 148-166

      Magnetic Resonance Imaging Guidance for Tumor Ablation

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      Pages 167-181

      Magnetic Resonance Imaging Guidance of Radiofrequency Thermal Ablation for Cancer Treatment

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      Pages 182-191

      Image Guidance and Control of Thermal Ablation

  4. Methods of Ablation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Pages 195-204

      Percutaneous Ethanol Injection Therapy

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      Pages 205-217

      Radiofrequency Ablation

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      Pages 218-227

      Microwave Coagulation Therapy for Liver Tumors

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      Pages 228-233

      Microwave Ablation: Surgical Perspective

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      Pages 234-249

      Percutaneous Laser Therapy of Primary and Secondary Liver Tumors and Soft Tissue Lesions: Technical Concepts, Limitations, Results, and Indications

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      Pages 250-265

      Cryoablation: History, Mechanism of Action, and Guidance Modalities

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