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Who normally performs the ablation of a small hepatocellular carcinoma?

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Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine
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In brief: IR

Most small hccs can be treated by ultrasound or ct guided ablation performed typically by an interventional radiologist.

In brief: IR

Most small hccs can be treated by ultrasound or ct guided ablation performed typically by an interventional radiologist.
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
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In brief: IR or surgeon

Interventional radiologists can perform this procedure depending on the size and location of the tumor. Alternatively, surgeons can do this in the operating room in conjunction with a partial removal or another procedure like a gallbladder removal.

In brief: IR or surgeon

Interventional radiologists can perform this procedure depending on the size and location of the tumor. Alternatively, surgeons can do this in the operating room in conjunction with a partial removal or another procedure like a gallbladder removal.
Dr. Prashant Sinha
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Dr. Mary Maluccio
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: Radiologists

Ablation of hcc can be done by surgeons or radiologists (interventional radiologists, ultrasonographers, abdominal imagers) depending on the location and the ability to see the lesion radiographically.

In brief: Radiologists

Ablation of hcc can be done by surgeons or radiologists (interventional radiologists, ultrasonographers, abdominal imagers) depending on the location and the ability to see the lesion radiographically.
Dr. Mary Maluccio
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