Preface; 1. The clinical management of hepatic neoplasms Daniel Palmer and Philip Johnson; 2. Pathology of hepatocellular carcinoma and hepatic metastases Masamichi Kojiro; 3. Diagnostic imaging pre- and post-liver ablation Chang-Hsien Liu, Kambadakone R. Avinssh, Debra A. Gervais and Dushyant V. Sahani; 4. Transarterial chemoembolization in the management of primary and secondary liver tumors Alexander T. Ruutiainen and Michael Soulen; 5. High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment of liver cancer Gail ter Haar, Sadaf Zahur and Chaturika Jayadewa; 6. Percutaneous ethanol injection of hepatocellular carcinoma K. T. Tan and C. S. Ho; 7. The role of surgery in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma and hepatic metastases Troy Kimsey and Yuman Fong; 8. Image-guided radiofrequency ablation: techniques and results Riccardo Lencioni, Laura Crocetti, Elena Bozzi and Dania Cioni; 9. Radiofrequency equipment and scientific basis for RFA Suvranu Ganguli and S. Nahum Goldberg; 10. Cryotherapy of the liver Gregory Avey, Fred T. Lee Jr and J. Louis Hinshaw; 11. Considerations in setting up a radiofrequency ablation service: how we do it Fadi M. El-Merhi, Gerald D. Dodd and Linda G. Hubbard; Index.