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Pulmonary Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 196173, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/196173
Review Article

Lung Radiofrequency Ablation: Potential as a Therapy to Oligometastasis and Oligo-Recurrence

Department of Radiology, Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Shikatocho, Kitaku, Okayama 700-8558, Japan

Received 13 August 2012; Accepted 1 October 2012

Academic Editor: Yuzuru Niibe

Copyright © 2012 Takao Hiraki and Susumu Kanazawa. 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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