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Software-based planning of ultrasound and CT-guided percutaneous radiofrequency ablation in hepatic tumors

M. J. van Amerongen, P. Mariappan, P. Voglreiter, R. Flanagan, S. F. M. Jenniskens, M. Pollari, M. Kolesnik, M. Moche, J. J. Fütterer
2021 International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery  
Objectives Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) can be associated with local recurrences in the treatment of liver tumors.  ...  Methods Twenty-seven RFA ablations for either primary or secondary hepatic tumors were included. Colorectal liver metastases were shown in 14 patients and hepatocellular carcinoma in 13 patients.  ...  of hepatic radiofrequency ablations and is therefore able to predict local recurrence rates.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11548-021-02394-1 pmid:33974224 fatcat:whgc42pwdvgdnpkwfkvvs2p7fq

Percutaneous Ablation of Hepatic Tumors

James McCarley, Michael Soulen
2010 Seminars in interventional radiology  
Although the role of interventional oncologists in the management of hepatic malignancies continues to evolve, the use of percutaneous ablation therapies has proven to be an effective and minimally invasive  ...  ablation, high-intensity focused ultrasound, and irreversible electroporation.  ...  Alternatively, image fusion software can be used to superimpose the superior depiction of diagnostic CT or MRI datasets on real-time ultrasound scans to allow ultrasound-guided probe placement into sonically  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0030-1261783 pmid:22550364 pmcid:PMC3324187 fatcat:vopogw24afg57kxvowqixar2oi

Emerging Local Ablation Techniques

Michael Stone, Bradford Wood
2006 Seminars in interventional radiology  
Local ablation technologies for hepatic malignancy have developed rapidly in the past decade, with advances in several percutaneous or externally delivered treatment methods including radiofrequency ablation  ...  , microwave ablation, laser ablation, and high-intensity focused ultrasound.  ...  Intra-procedural real-time registration and fusion of ultrasound and CT for image-guided percutaneous liver procedures.  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-2006-939844 pmid:21326723 pmcid:PMC3036306 fatcat:jos6dhsnefg33cqwbgwjqj37ka

The Role of Percutaneous Ablation in the Management of Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastatic Disease

Dimitrios K. Filippiadis, Georgios Velonakis, Alexis Kelekis, Constantinos T. Sofocleous
2021 Diagnostics  
The purpose of this review is to present the most common indications for image-guided percutaneous ablation in colorectal cancer liver metastases, to describe technical considerations, and to discuss relevant  ...  Percutaneous TA has been proven as a safe and efficacious therapy offering sustained local tumor control and improved patient survival.  ...  Conflicts of interest: C.T.S received research support through National Institute of Health (NIH) R01 CA240569-01. He received research support from SIRTEX Medical Inc. and Boston Scientific/BTG.  ... 
doi:10.3390/diagnostics11020308 pmid:33672993 pmcid:PMC7918461 fatcat:b5zq5mkejvcf5jakagn2nspo44

Safety and Efficacy of Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation Combined with Percutaneous Ethanol Injection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in High-risk Locations

Li, MD Meng, Li, MD Zhiyan, Gao, MD Yuejuan, Tian, MD Jiangke, Chen, MD Min, Dong, MD Jinghui
2018 ADVANCED ULTRASOUND IN DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY  
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of percutaneous ultrasound (US) guided radiofrequency ablation combined with percutaneous ethanol injection to treat hepatocellular carcinoma  ...  Conclusions: US-guided percutaneous radiofrequency ablation, in combination with percutaneous ethanol injection, is a safe and effective treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma in high-risk locations.  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors report no conflicts of interest. The authors alone are responsible for the content and writing of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.37015/audt.2018.180004 fatcat:xzxkbefgfnbtbog72nuv244w7m

Comparative safety and effectiveness of ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation combined with preoperative three-dimensional reconstruction versus surgical resection for solitary hepatocellular carcinoma of 3-5 cm

Yuanfeng Gong, Yunqiang Tang, Yan Geng, Yu Zhou, Min Yu, Bowen Huang, Zhonghai Sun, Hui Tang, Zhixiang Jian, Baohua Hou
2019 Journal of Cancer  
To investigate the safety and effectiveness of ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation (RFA) combined with preoperative three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction versus surgical resection for solitary hepatocellular  ...  Ultrasound-guided RFA combined with preoperative 3D reconstruction appears to be a safe and effective therapeutic option for patients with solitary HCC of 3-5 cm.  ...  Acknowledgments We acknowledge Hao Lu for his help in threedimensional reconstruction and image fusion.  ... 
doi:10.7150/jca.32342 pmid:31632501 pmcid:PMC6775701 fatcat:ixe7hgth2bcsbjld5pn5chhi2m

3D CACT-assisted Radiofrequency Ablation Following Transarterial Chemoembolization for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Early Experience

De-Chao Jiao, Xin-Wei Han, Gang Wu, Jian-Zhuang Ren
2015 Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention  
To explored the value of 3D C-arm CT (CACT) guidance system in performing radiofrequency ablation (RFA) following transarterial chemoembolizationon (TACE) for hepatocellular carcinomas.  ...  Complete ablation (CA) was achieved in 20 (95.2%) of the treated 21 tumors after the first RFA session. None of patients developed intra-procedural complications.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the national high tech research and development program (863 Program) (grant number: 2015AA020301).  ... 
doi:10.7314/apjcp.2015.16.17.7897 fatcat:2z5oqhpvxng7fl3djvzyy2d35q

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation in inconspicuous hepatocellular carcinoma on B-mode ultrasound

Eui Joo Kim, Yun Soo Kim, Seung Kak Shin, Oh Sang Kwon, Duck Joo Choi, Ju Hyun Kim
2017 The Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology  
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation in inconspicuous hepatocellular carcinoma on B-mode ultrasound. Turk J Gastroenterol 2017; 28: 446-52. Liver Original Article  ...  radiofrequency ablation (RFA).  ...  ultrasound; RFA: radiofrequency ablation; CT: in 65 patients that were visible with B-mode US underwent RFA under unenhanced B-mode US guidance (Table 1,Figure 2).  ... 
doi:10.5152/tjg.2017.17104 pmid:29086712 fatcat:dh3idp2jzvaobinhxtsbdaaxwq

Radiofrequency Ablation for Viable Hepatocellular Carcinoma around Retained Iodized Oil after Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization: Usefulness of Biplane Fluoroscopy Plus Ultrasound Guidance

Ji Hye Min, Min Woo Lee, Hyunchul Rhim, Dongil Choi, Young-sun Kim, Young Jun Kim, Dong Ik Cha, Hyo K. Lim
2012 Korean Journal of Radiology  
To assess the technical feasibility and local efficacy of biplane fluoroscopy plus US-guided percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for viable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) around retained iodized  ...  We evaluated the rate of technical success and major complications on a post-RFA CT examination and local tumor progression with a follow-up CT.  ...  Traditionally, CT/CT fluoroscopy and US have been widely used as guiding modalities for percutaneous RFA of HCC.  ... 
doi:10.3348/kjr.2012.13.6.784 pmid:23118578 pmcid:PMC3484300 fatcat:jg6u2qnvxzhmza753n3qn24dsm

Early and late complications after radiofrequency ablation of malignant liver tumors in 608 patients

C. P. Raut, P. Marra, F. Izzo, L. M. Ellis, J. N. Vauthey, E. K. Abdalla, C. L. Scaife, S. A. Curley
2004 Annals of Surgical Oncology  
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) has become a common treatment of patients with unresectable primary and secondary hepatic malignancies.  ...  Conclusions: Hepatic tumor RFA can be performed with low mortality and morbidity rates.  ...  This lesion was treated with intraoperative ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation (RFA).  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf02524164 fatcat:esma3yg3nbc6hio2aryshyfbq4

Early and Late Complications After Radiofrequency Ablation of Malignant Liver Tumors in 608 Patients

Steven A. Curley, Paolo Marra, Karen Beaty, Lee M. Ellis, J Nicolas Vauthey, Eddie K. Abdalla, Courtney Scaife, Chan Raut, Robert Wolff, Haesun Choi, Evelyne Loyer, Paolo Vallone (+7 others)
2004 Annals of Surgery  
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) has become a common treatment of patients with unresectable primary and secondary hepatic malignancies.  ...  Conclusions: Hepatic tumor RFA can be performed with low mortality and morbidity rates.  ...  This lesion was treated with intraoperative ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation (RFA).  ... 
doi:10.1097/01.sla.0000118373.31781.f2 pmid:15024305 pmcid:PMC1356249 fatcat:sfzzmk3qmzbezn3w4vaz6kw7ju

Ablation of large HCCs using a new saline-enhanced expandable radiofrequency device

L. Tarantino, I. Sordelli, V. Nocera, A. Piscopo, C. Ripa, D. Parmeggiani, P. Sperlongano
2009 Journal of Ultrasound  
Materials and Methods: 29 consecutive patients with 31 HCC nodules 3 cm in diameter (range 3e7.5 cm; mean diameter 5.5 cm) underwent ultrasound (US) guided percutaneous RFA using an expandable electrode  ...  KEYWORDS Hepatocellular carcinoma; Ultrasound; Interventional procedure; Radiofrequency Ablation.  ...  Introduction Ultrasound (US) guided percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a valid alternative to surgery in the treatment of small hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) nodules in patients with liver  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jus.2009.02.002 pmid:23396886 pmcid:PMC3553293 fatcat:cgaz4syxvzbg5fh5qfqlb2vpoy

Percutaneous ultrasound guided radiofrequency and microwave ablation in the treatment of hepatic metastases. A monocentric initial experience

Zeno Sparchez, Tudor Mocan, Nadim All Hajjar, Adrian Bartos, Claudia Hagiu, Daniela Matei, Rares Craciun, Lavinia Patricia Mocan, Mihaela Sparchez, Daniel Corneliu Leucuta
2019 Medical ultrasonography  
Our aim was to report the initial experiencewith ultrasound as a tool to guide tumor ablation in a low volume center with no experience in tumor ablation.Material and methods: We conducted a retrospective  ...  Presently, few studies have evaluated theefficacy of tumor ablation in beginner's hands but none at all in hepatic metastasis.  ...  experience with percutaneous ultrasound guided MWA and RFA in the treatment of liver metastases.  ... 
doi:10.11152/mu-1957 pmid:31476199 fatcat:tyq2jhsvcbgctowvrd4vjmipby

Added Value of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography as a Planning Modality for Radiofrequency Ablation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Comparison with Gray-Scale Ultrasonography

So Hee Kim, Jae Woong Choi, Yang Shin Park, Jongmee Lee, Chang Hee Lee, Kyeong Ah Kim, Min Ju Kim, Cheol Min Park
2016 Iranian Journal of Radiology  
Patients and Methods: A total of 64 HCCs from 57 patients (men:women = 41:16; mean age, 62.6) who had undergone GSUS and CEUS for RFA planning in 2011 were retrospectively reviewed.  ...  Ultrasound contrast agent was used for CEUS after conventional GSUS. The recorded images of GSUS and CEUS were reviewed retrospectively.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Yun Mi Seo, research assistant, for her help in preparing this manuscript. Funding/Support: This study was not supported by any grant.  ... 
doi:10.5812/iranjradiol.43232 fatcat:pxalvdpqgna6vkemovgb7slhsu

Guided capture of 3-D Ultrasound data and semiautomatic navigation using a mechatronic support arm system

Antony Francis Amalanesan, Daniel Ostler, Nils Frielinghaus, Thomas Heiliger, Dirk Wilhelm
2020 Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering  
In this work, we present a new concept for a computer- and mechatronic-arm-assisted treatment of hepatic tumor with RFA.  ...  AbstractA common treatment for malignant hepatic tumors is radiofrequency thermal ablation (RFA); however this procedure is often exhausting and error-prone, when performed only with hand held devices.  ...  Problem statement Malignant hepatic tumors and metastases are treated by resecting the cancerous part, by transplanting an entire liver, or by ablating the tumor, e.g., with radiofrequency thermal ablation  ... 
doi:10.1515/cdbme-2020-0025 fatcat:p4gf52me6bhebcyjouok3cnd64
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