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Fig. 2 | Surgical Case Reports

Fig. 2

From: Perforation of the esophagus due to thermal injury after laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma: a case for caution

Fig. 2

RFA laparoscopic procedure. a The left lateral lobe of the liver adhered severely to the diaphragm, stomach, and lesser omentum. b The HCC tumor was located just below the heart (arrows). c Gauze and some water were placed between the stomach and left lateral lobe of the liver to avoid thermal injury of the stomach. d A cool-tip needle was inserted vertically into the liver to avoid injuring the heart

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