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Mathematical modelling of the effects of hepatic radiofrequency ablation

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Liver cancer is a major cause of death worldwide and the impact that it has is set to increase in the coming decades. More than half a million cases are diagnosed each year and it is likely many more sufferers are dying unidentified in parts of the world with poor healthcare. Survival rates for untreated cases after diagnosis are low with few patients living beyond one year. A key cause for low survival rates being that the standard treatment is surgical resection; fewer than one quarter o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Research group:
PUMMA (Stephen Payne)
Oxford college:
University College
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Author
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MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
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MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
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Funding agency for:
O'Neill, D
Grant:
223877
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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ora:7023
Deposit date:
2013-07-16

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