Review of endoscopic radiofrequency in biliopancreatic tumours with emphasis on clinical benefits, controversies and safety
María-Victoria Alvarez-Sánchez, Department of Gastroenterology, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Pontevedra, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Galicia Sur, 36003 Pontevedra, Spain
Bertrand Napoléon, Department of Gastroenterology, Ramsay Générale de Santé Private Hospital Jean Mermoz, 69008 Lyon, France
Author contributions: Alvarez-Sánchez MV and Napoléon B contributed equally to reviewing the literature, writing and drafting the article, critical revision and final approval.
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Correspondence to: María-Victoria Alvarez-Sánchez, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Pontevedra, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Galicia Sur, Av. Montecelo, 36003 Pontevedra, Spain. email@example.com
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Received: May 30, 2016
Peer-review started: May 30, 2016
First decision: July 12, 2016
Revised: July 22, 2016
Accepted: August 10, 2016
Article in press: August 10, 2016
Published online: October 7, 2016