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Radiofrequency ablation of pulmonary neoplasm complicated by pulmonary hemorrhage.
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PMID:  22654257     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pulmonary hemorrhage is a potentially serious complication of radiofrequency ablation of pulmonary neoplasms that may occur with or without hemoptysis. Several factors influence the development of parenchymal hemorrhage, including tumor size, tumor location, and procedural technique. As radiofrequency ablation has become more common, the prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment of hemorrhage is vital. The authors report a case of radiofrequency ablation of a solitary pulmonary metastasis complicated by pulmonary hemorrhage and hemoptysis.
Authors:
P Dillon; Kent T Sato
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in interventional radiology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1098-8963     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-01     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510974     Medline TA:  Semin Intervent Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  175-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology - Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.
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