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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences
School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
ISSN: 1394-195X
Vol. 22, No. 6, 2015, pp. 58-62
Bioline Code: mj15074
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 22, No. 6, 2015, pp. 58-62

 en Early Diagnosis of Intrahepatic Pseudoaneurysm during Radiofrequency Ablation using Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound
Kumar, S Krishna; Oon, Ong Keh; Horgan, Paul & Leen, Edward


Radiofrequency ablation is one of the more established forms of local treatment in patients with unresectable tumours, including colorectal hepatic metastases. Complications associated with this method of intervention include thermal and mechanical injuries, including vascular insults resulting in haemorrhage or pseudoaneurysm formation. This is the first case demonstrating the detection of post-ablation acute pseudoaneurysm formation identified on the table using contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) and the subsequent successful management.

hepatic; metastasis; radiofrequency; ablation; pseudoaneurysm

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