Tumor ablation is the most high profile procedure currently in interventional radiology. This guide sets the standard and is one of the first comprehensive references on the subject. The editors, world-renowned in the field, have assembled recognized international authorities. The book is organized into six main sections: Introduction to Ablation, Operations, Imaging, Methods, Organ System Tumor Ablation, and Perspectives. This breadth is coupled with an easy-to-read format that facilitates the application of new techniques. Practitioners in specialties other than radiology, including internal medicine, oncology, anesthesiology, and surgery, add valuable insights. In addition, a chapter depicting the cancer journey by patients and their families provides a unique perspective. More than 380 photographs and diagrams illustrate key concepts. The skillful combination of depth and practicality makes this text essential for anyone who is involved with and wants to expand their knowledge in the ablation field.Only two tumor ablation codes are specific at this time for liver tumor ablation, that being for Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 47382, ablation, one or more tumor(s), percutaneous, radiofrequency; and CPT 47381, ablation, one oranbsp;...
|Author||:||Eric van Sonnenberg, William McMullen, Luigi Solbiati|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2005-07-13|