Thermal ablation in colorectal liver metastases: Lack of evidence or lack of capability to prove the evidence?
Sergio Sartori, Paola Tombesi, Francesca Di Vece, Section of Interventional Ultrasound, St Anna Hospital, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
Author contributions: Sartori S, Tombesi P and Di Vece F equally contributed to this paper with conception; and design of the study, literature review and analysis, drafting and critical revision and editing, and final approval of the final version.
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Correspondence to: Sergio Sartori, MD, Section of Interventional Ultrasound, St Anna Hospital, via A. Moro 8, 44100 Ferrara, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: November 10, 2015
Peer-review started: November 11, 2015
First decision: December 11, 2015
Revised: December 22, 2015
Accepted: January 11, 2016
Article in press: January 11, 2016
Published online: April 7, 2016