Combined hepatic resection and radiofrequency ablation for multiple hepatic adenomas

Shiro Fujita, Fumiki Kushihata, Glenn E. Herrmann, Patricia J. Mergo, Chen Liu, David Nelson, Takahisa Fujikawa, Alan W. Hemming

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We describe the novel use of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in combination with surgical resection for treatment of multifocal hepatic adenoma. We show three cases without recurrent lesions detected in follow-up examination. Two of the patients have subsequently gone on to carry pregnancies successfully to term.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1351-1354
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Australia)
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2006
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology


  • Hepatic adenoma
  • Hepatic resection
  • Liver adenomatosis
  • Oral contraceptives
  • Radiofrequency ablation

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