Published in Hepatitis Weekly, February 5th, 2001
Mechanisms involved in the process include the production of nuclear factor-alpha B dependent cytokines, according to researchers.
"Serum tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) and macrophage inflammatory protein (MIP-2) levels are markedly increased one hour and beyond after cryo (cryoablation) compared with partial hepatectomy where no elevation occurs," stated Kay Washington and colleagues.
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