Author | Jonathan B. Kruskal, MD, PhD


Image Guidance: Interventions multiply for liver tumor therapy

November 01, 2000

Percutaneous options for hepatic tumor treatment are expanding, even as the incidence of primary and metastatic liver tumors continues to rise. While surgery remains the treatment of choice for patients meeting criteria for resection, results from minimally invasive treatments have exceeded those obtained with conventional chemotherapy or radiation, and it is possible that one or more of these techniques may soon vie with surgery as a treatment of choice for patients with liver tumors.