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Ethanol Injection

Percutaneous ethanol injection treatment of a liver tumor.
Percutaenous ethanol injection

Ethanol Injection is an ablation technique that destroys the liver tumor using alcohol rather than heat. Ethanol injection is used much less frequently and usually only applies to hepatocellular cancers that are small (<2 to 3 cm) and cannot be treated using another technique.