Published online Mar 27, 2014. doi: 10.4254/wjh.v6.i3.107
Revised: December 9, 2013
Accepted: January 15, 2014
Published online: March 27, 2014
Core tip: This article is an interesting and updated compilation of the complications of radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors. Several complications are described, as well as their risk factors and incidence. Some strategies to avoid them from happening are also reported.