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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 896527, 5 pages
Clinical Study

Radiofrequency Thermoablation of HCC Larger Than 3 cm and Less Than 5 cm Proximal to the Gallbladder without Gallbladder Isolation: A Single Center Experience

Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Imaging, Radiation Therapy and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital “Policlinico Tor Vergata,” Viale Oxford 81, 00133 Rome, Italy

Received 24 February 2014; Accepted 7 August 2014; Published 28 August 2014

Academic Editor: Per Kristian Hol

Copyright © 2014 Antonio Orlacchio et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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