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Experimental Research on Radiofrequency Tissue
Ablation as an Alternative in Cancer Therapy

By Yi Miao
December 2000
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 90-5867-196-1
132 pages, illustrated
$76.00 paper original

This Ph.D. dissertation contains topics on heat-related tumors; biophysics of RF energy deposition; thermodynamics of radiofrequency; equipment for ablation; animal tumor models; MRI; postmortem microangiography; histopathology; saline enhanced radiofrequency liver tissue ablation; expandable-wet electrode; cooled-wet electrode; tracing saline distribution; liver tumor ablation in comparison with percutaneous ethanol injection; renal tumor ablation; brain tumor ablation; pulmonary ablation; summary; bibliography.

Oncology; Medical Science
Acta Biomedical Lovaniensia, No. 224