Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81671800)
Beijing Municipal Natural Science Foundation (7172204)
Translational Medicine Project of PLA General Hospital (2017TM-013)
Received: 8 July 2019
Accepted: 25 October 2019
First Online: 4 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was conducted with the approval of the hospital review boards of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army General Hospital and was performed according to the ethical standards laid down in the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments. Written informed consent was obtained from all of the patients for the TACE+RFA procedure. Additional informed consent was not required for this retrospective study.
: All study participants, or their legal guardian, written consent to publish individual person’s data in the manuscript.
: The Authors declare that they have no competing interests.