Radiofrequency Ablation Treatment for Liver Cancer and Barrett’s Esophagus

Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Hepatitis B

Radiofrequency ablation is just one of many innovative treatment options offered at The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy. The Institute is dedicated to providing patients with the best treatment options available for digestive tract diseases.

What is Radiofrequency Ablation?

Radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive, image-guided technique that destroys abnormal cells. Using thermal energy, radiofrequency ablation destroys the abnormal cells before they become cancerous. Radiofrequency ablation is performed as an outpatient treatment.

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When is Radiofrequency Ablation a treatment option?

Radiofrequency ablation is a treatment option used for liver cancer, also referred to as hepatocellular carcinoma, and Barrett’s esophagus. Radiofrequency ablation may be used in addition to radiation and chemotherapy to treat digestive tract diseases.