Intrahepatic pseudoaneurysm: a complication following radio-frequency ablation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma

European Journal of Radiology
Fumihiro TamaiMasahiro Yoshino

Abstract

A 70-year-old male was admitted to hospital for a liver tumor. We diagnosed that hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), 1.5 cm in diameter, by several examinations. We performed ultrasonically guided radio-frequency ablation (RFA). Ultrasonography (US) 9 days post-therapy revealed a cystic lesion 1.5 cm in diameter. Color Doppler US revealed color imaging throughout the lesion and dynamic computed tomography (CT) demonstrated an area of hyperattenuation. Intrahepatic pseudoaneurysm was diagnosed. On 14 days post-therapy, no color signals on color Doppler US or enhanced areas on CT were seen. We submit that pseudoaneurysm should be recognized as a complication of radio-frequency ablation.

Citations

Feb 2, 2013·The Indian Journal of Surgery·Anurag ShrimalA V Kulkarni
Nov 22, 2011·Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology·Motohira YoshidaYuji Watanabe
Dec 21, 2012·AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology·Nisha I SainaniRonald S Arellano
Mar 20, 2008·Radiographics : a Review Publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc·Mi-hyun ParkWon Jae Lee
Nov 23, 2010·The British Journal of Radiology·C M ChingkoeA Weiss
Mar 8, 2011·Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America·Piyaporn BoonsirikamchaiChusilp Charnsangavej
Jan 30, 2009·Transplant International : Official Journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation·Nicholas OnacaMarlon F Levy
Aug 28, 2009·International Journal of Cancer. Journal International Du Cancer·Motohira YoshidaKanji Kawachi
Dec 19, 2018·Journal of Clinical Ultrasound : JCU·Yen ChouChui-Mei Tiu
Apr 6, 2007·Digestive Diseases and Sciences·Chen-Wang ChangCheng-Hsin Chu
Feb 20, 2020·Surgical Case Reports·Hiroki OharaKazuhiro Imamura
May 20, 2016·BJR Case Reports·Li Shyan Ch'ngAhmad Faizal Mohd Ali

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Related Concepts

Related Feeds

Carcinoma, Hepatocellular

Hepatocellular Carcinoma is a malignant cancer in liver epithelial cells. Discover the latest research on Hepatocellular Carcinoma here.

Blood Clotting Disorders

Thrombophilia includes conditions with increased tendency for excessive blood clotting. Blood clotting occurs when the body has insufficient amounts of specialized proteins that make blood clot and stop bleeding. Here is the latest research on blood clotting disorders.

Related Papers

Digestive and Liver Disease : Official Journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver
F LatteriA Craxì
© 2022 Meta ULC. All rights reserved