CT-guided radiofrequency ablation in the treatment of renal tumors

Kotaro Yasui, O. Honda, T. Morito, N. Inoue, I. Togami, Susumu Kanazawa, Y. Hiraki, T. Iguchi, T. Mukai

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CT-guided percutaneous radiofrequency ablation was performed in 9 consecutive patients (6 men and 3 women, age; 23-83 years: mean 58 years) with 11 renal tumors. The tumor size ranged from 1.5-3.5cm (mean: 2.5cm) in diameter. The follow-up period ranged from 1-13 months (mean: 4.4 months). Complete ablation has been obtained in all lesions on CT or MRI, or both. Small and exophytic renal tumors would be good indication for Radiofrequency ablation with CT-guidance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)509-512
Number of pages4
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Radiology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 30 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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