Radiology 2021 May 16;299(2):470-480. Epub 2021 Mar 16.
From the Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine (M.R.M., A.H.R., L.G.P.H.V., R.S.P., B.G., S.N., B.A.T.v.d.B., J.J.J.d.V., H.J.S.) and Department of Surgery (K.N., M.P.v.d.T.), Cancer Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam UMC, Location VUmc, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Cancer Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam UMC, Location AMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (K.P.v.L.); and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (B.I.L.W.).
Background Irreversible electroporation (IRE), an ablative technique that uses high-voltage electrical pulses, has shown promise for eradicating tumors near critical structures, including blood vessels and bile ducts. Purpose To investigate the efficacy and safety of IRE for colorectal liver metastases (CRLMs) unsuitable for resection or thermal ablation because of proximity to critical structures and for further systemically administered treatments. Materials and Methods Between June 2014 and November 2018, participants with fluorine 18 (F) fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET-avid CRLMs measuring 5. Read More