Percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) thermal ablation has received attention as an effective minimally invasive approach for the treatment of a variety of neoplasms. However, the therapeutic efficacy of RF thermal ablation on primary pleural synovial sarcoma has not yet been reported. A 76-year-old man with a primary pleural synovial sarcoma who was medically inoperable received RF thermal ablation to achieve local control. Therefore, an RF electrode was inserted into the lesion and connected to an RF generator. In this report, a case of successful treatment of a primary pleural synovial sarcoma using RF ablation without complication is presented.

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