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Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias : A Practical Approach

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edited by Claus Schmitt, Isabel Deisenhofer, Bernhard Zrenner. --Darmstadt: Steinkopff Verlag , c2006.
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Schmitt, Claus
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Deisenhofer, Isabel
Zrenner, Bernhard
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edited by Claus Schmitt, Isabel Deisenhofer, Bernhard Zrenner
Place of Publication
Darmstadt
Publisher
Steinkopff Verlag
Date of Publication
c2006
ISBN
9783798515765
Subjects (MeSH)
Arrhythmias, Cardiac - surgery
Catheter Ablation - methods
Tachycardia - surgery
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiology
Heart Surgery
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e-Book
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Percutaneous Tumor Ablation in Medical Radiology

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T. J. Vogl, T. K. Helmberger, M. G. Mack, M. F. Reiser (eds.). --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2008.
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Thermal ablation has become an integral part of oncology, especially in the field of interventional oncology. This very comprehensive book encompasses the different technologies employed in thermal ablation, its indications and the results achieved in various clinical conditions. The first part of the book clearly explains the basics of thermal ablative techniques such as laser-induced thermotherapy, radiofrequency ablation, microwave ablation, cryotherapy, and localized tumor therapy. The late…
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Vogl, Thomas J
Helmberger, Thomas K
Mack, Martin G
Reiser, Maximilian F
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T. J. Vogl, T. K. Helmberger, M. G. Mack, M. F. Reiser (eds.)
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2008
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 258 p.)
Series
Medical Radiology. Diagnostic Imaging
Series Title
Medical radiology (Series)
ISBN
9783540682509
9783540225188 (print ed.)
ISSN
0942-5373
Subjects (MeSH)
Catheter Ablation - methods
Laser Therapy - methods
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Neoplasms - therapy
Abstract
Thermal ablation has become an integral part of oncology, especially in the field of interventional oncology. This very comprehensive book encompasses the different technologies employed in thermal ablation, its indications and the results achieved in various clinical conditions. The first part of the book clearly explains the basics of thermal ablative techniques such as laser-induced thermotherapy, radiofrequency ablation, microwave ablation, cryotherapy, and localized tumor therapy. The latest developments in the application of minimally invasive therapies in localized neoplastic disease are demonstrated. In the main part of the book, techniques of guiding the applicators to the target structures by use of different imaging tools such as ultrasound, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are discussed. The results are presented for a variety of clinical indications, including liver and lung tumors and metastases and some rather rare conditions involving the kidney, the head and neck, the prostate, and soft tissue structures. A large number of acknowledged experts have contributed to the book, which benefits from a lucid structure and excellent images.
Contents
Percutaneous Tumor Ablation -- 1. Basic Principles in Oncology -- 2. Ablative Techniques (Percutaneous) -- Thermal Ablative Techniques -- 2.1 Radiofrequency Ablation -- 2.2 Microwave Ablation -- 2.3 Laser Ablation -- Vascular Ablative Techniques -- 2.4 Locoregional Chemotherapy Including Perfusion -- 2.5 Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE) in Primary and Secondary Liver Tumors -- Actinic Ablative Techniques -- 2.6 CT-Guided HDR-Brachytherapy: Challenging the Limits of Thermal Ablation -- 2.7 Selective Internal Radiation Therapy -- 2.8 Therapy with Intra-arterial Iodine-131-Lipiodol in Inoperable Hepatocellular Carcinoma -- Instillation Techniques -- 2.9 Instillation of Alcohol -- 2.10 Instillation of Bone Cement -- Clinical Indications -- 3. Liver -- Primary Tumors -- 3.1 Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE) and Combined Therapies -- 3.2 Percutaneous Alcohol Instillation -- 3.3 Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) -- 3.4 LITT-HCC -- Secondary Tumors -- 3.5 Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) -- 3.6 LITT -- Benign Tumors -- 3.7 Symptomatic Hemangiomas, Adenomas -- 4. Kidney -- 4.1 Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) -- 5. Lung -- 5.1 Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) -- 5.2 Laser-Induced Thermotherapy (LITT) in the Treatment of Lung Metastases -- 6. Soft Tissue and Musculoskeletal -- 6.1 Radiofrequency Ablation in Bone Metastases -- 7. Other -- 7.1 Head and Neck Lesions -- 7.2 Breast -- Treatment Strategies (incl. Current Study Protocols and Flow-Charts) -- 8. Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) -- 9. Bone.
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