Journal of Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine 2005;24(4): 177-184.
Radiofrequency Ablation of Hepatic Cysts: Case Report.
Ye Ri Lee, Pyo Nyun Kim
1Department of Radiology of Gun-po hospital, Colledge of Medicine, The Wongwang University, Korea.
2Department of Radiology of Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea. pnkim@amc.seoul.kr
  Published online: December 1, 2005.
ABSTRACT
Radiofrequency ablation has been frequently performed on intra-hepatic solid tumor, namaly, hepatocellular carcinoma, metastatic tumor and cholangiocarcinoma, for take the cure. But, the reports of radiofrequency ablation for intrahepatic simple cysts are few. In vitro experiment of animal and in vivo treatment for intrahepatic cysts of human had been reported in rare cases. We report 4 cases of radiofrequency ablation for symptomatic intrahepatic cysts.
Keywords: Radiofrequency (RF) ablation Liver; cysts Liver; neoplasms
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