Echolaparoscopic-guided alcohol injection of liver metastases

R. Incarbone, L. Bonavina, E. Lattuada, A. Peracchia

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Ultrasound-guided percutaneous alcohol injection of liver metastases or hepatocellular carcinoma represents a well-established alternative to surgery when surgical resection is contraindicated. The aim of this report is to describe the technique of echolaparoscopic-guided alcohol injection of liver metastases in a patient undergoing palliative treatment for adenocarcinoma of the cardia. This procedure provides a more accurate staging of the disease and a safe approach to liver metastases with difficult anatomical location in patients unsuitable for surgical resection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)390-392
Number of pages3
JournalSurgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1998


  • Echolaparoscopy
  • Ethanol injection therapy
  • Liver metastases
  • Staging laparoscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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