University of Wisconsin–Madison

Safety of MWA Near the Heart

We hear from lots of concerns from physicians about the speed of microwave ablation and the potential to damage adjacent tissues. Many have reservations about treating near the diaphragm and heart. George Carberry looked at the case series from UW-Madison and showed that microwave ablation can be performed safely in patients with liver tumors near the heart.

Read the full text: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvir.2016.12.1216

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