Ultrasound-guided Radiofrequency Ablation of Liver Metastasis in Two Cases with Neuroendocrine Tumors


Introduction: Theraputic modalities in patients with metastatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET), ineligible for radical surgery include somatostatin analogues, chemotherapy, biological therapy and local ablation or embolization of liver metastasis.

Aim(s): We report two cases with carcinoid syndrome and multiple neuroendocrine liver metastasis, treated with ultrasound-guided ablative therapy.

Materials and methods: Case 1 was a female, 61-years old, with lung NET and case 2- a female, aged of 47 years, with pancreatic NET.

Conference: 13th Annual ENETSConcerence (2016)

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Authors: Genov J, Mitova R, Pavlov K, Boeva I, Terziev I,

Keywords: NET, liver metastasis, ultrasound-guided ablative therapy ,

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