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Title: Microwave ablation of the liver: a description of lesion evolution over time and an investigation of the heat sink effect.
Authors: Bhardwaj, N
Dormer, J
Ahmad, F
Strickland, AD
Gravante, G
West, K
Dennison, AR
Lloyd, DM
First Published: Dec-2011
Citation: PATHOLOGY, 2011, 43 (7), pp. 725-731
Abstract: Microwave ablation has been successfully used to treat unresectable liver tumours for many years. However, despite its widespread use, there seems to be a relative paucity of experimental data regarding lesion evolution and the effects of any surrounding vasculature on ablation morphology. The aim of this study was to investigate the principal pathological changes in the liver following microwave ablation, in particular the heat sink effect. In addition we carefully reviewed the available literature to provide an overview of all relevant pathological studies.
DOI Link: 10.1097/PAT.0b013e32834c356c
eISSN: 1465-3931
Links: http://hdl.handle.net/2381/23824
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Published Articles, Dept. of Cardiovascular Sciences

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