The Techniques in Interventional Radiology series of handbooks describes in detail the various interventional radiology procedures and therapies that are in current practice.
The series comprises a number of titles, which cover procedures in angioplasty and stenting, transcatheter embolization and therapy, biopsy and drainage, ablation, pediatric interventional radiology and neurointerventional radiology.
Each book is laid out in bullet point format, so that the desired information can be located quickly and easily. Interventional radiologists at all stages, from trainees through to specialists, will find this book a valuable asset for their practice.
Interventional Radiology Techniques in Ablation is a practical and concise guide to contemporary techniques in image-guided tumor ablation. This handbook is intended to serve as a quick reference for physicians in interventional radiology training as well as a resource for IR technologists, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Riad Salem, MD MBA is an interventional radiologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA. Dr Tarun Sabharwal, MBBCh is a consultant interventional radiologist at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK
Introduction.- Part I: Technology Assessment.- Overview of thermal ablation devices: Radiofraquency Ablation.- Overview of thermal ablation devices: Cryoablation.- Overview of thermal ablation devices: Microwave.- Overview of thermal ablation devices: HIFU, Laser Interstitial, Chemical Ablation.- Overview of thermal ablation: Plasma-mediated ablation.- Part II: Clinical Applications.- Head and Neck Ablation: Nodal disease, head and neck cancer, thyroid, parathyroid.- Breast Ablation: Breast carcinoma, fibroadenomas.- Thoracic Ablation: Primary lung cancer, metastases, chest wall disease.- Hepatic Ablation: Hepatocellular carcinoma and metastases.- Renal Ablation.- Adrenal Ablation: Primary tumors and metastatic disease.- Prostate Ablation.- Ablation of primary bone and soft tissue tumors.