Percutaneous cryoablation in combination with ethanol injection for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma

——Ke-cheng Xu, Li-zhi Niu,Wei-bin He, Zi-Qian Guo,Yi-Ze Hu,Jian-sheng Zuo

Abstract
AIM:To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of percutaneous hepatic cryoablation in combination with percutaneous ethanol injection (PEI) in patients with unresectable hepaocellular carcinoma(HCC).
METHODS:A total of 105 masses in 65 HCC patients underwent percutaneous hepatic cryoablation. The cryoablation was performed with the Cryocare system(Endocare, Irvine,CA,USA)…..