Percutaneous ethanol injection

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Percutaneous ethanol injection is a possible treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma.[1]

Also used for thyroid and parathyroid disease.[2]

Instead of removing unwanted tissue surgically it is killed with alcohol.

It is similar in mechanism to Alcohol septal ablation for heart problems.

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