RF ablation is a useful and safe technique for treating recurrent liver tumors after previous hepatectomy as well as for treating non-operable patients1. Recent technological advances have made larger coagulation volumes possible, allowing medium- and large-sized metastases to be treated.
BK Ultrasound’s intraoperative simultaneous biplane transducer is the surgical ultrasound you need for intraoperative RF or microwave ablation, whether your approach is percutaneous or intraoperative.
1 Elias D, De Baere T, Smayra T, Ouellet JF, Roche A, Lasser P: Percutaneous radiofrequency thermoablation as an alternative to surgery for treatment of liver tumour recurrence after hepatectomy. Br. J. Surg. 2002 Jun; 89(6):752-6.