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World J Hepatol. Apr 27, 2023; 15(4): 515-524
Published online Apr 27, 2023. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v15.i4.515
Table 1 Application of various minimally invasive treatments in hepatocellular carcinoma
Tumour size
Patients condition
Sub-centimeterPercutaneous tumorsPRFA
Local ablation therapy is not feasibleTACE
< 3 cmPercutaneous tumorsPRFA
Subphrenic and subcapsular tumorsLRFA
Perivascular tumorsMWA
Can't endure thermal ablationCRA
3-5 cmWith liver function compensationTACE-RFA
Liver failureMWA, CRA