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Table 2 Indications for image-guided percutaneous lung ablation

From: Image-guided percutaneous ablation for the treatment of lung malignancies: current state of the art

  Level of evidence
Main indications  
1. Inoperable stage IA NSCLC 2
2. Oligometastatic colorectal cancer with up to 3 lung nodules (≤ 2 cm) and contraindication to surgery 2
Alternative indications  
1. Multiple and synchronous NSCLC suitable for definitive ablative treatment 3
2. Inoperable NSCLS in other stages 3
3. Oligometastatic lung disease from other tumors and contraindication to surgery 3
  1. NSCLC non-small cell lung cancer