chemoembolization

chemoembolization

(kē'mō-em'bō-li-zā'shŭn),
Injection of chemotherapeutic agent(s) and/or inert particles into tumor vessel(s).

chemoembolization

(kē″mō-em″bŏ-lĭ-zā′shŏn′) [ chemo- + embolization]
A treatment for a solid tumor, e.g., a malignant mass in the liver, in which a catheter is advanced through the major artery that supplies blood to the tumor, thereby administering anticancer drugs directly to the tumor. The procedure delivers chemotherapy directly into the target tissue.
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The health ministry official said procedures were underway to refer chronic patients to private hospitals or elderly homes as well as conducting heart and breast MRIs, interventional radiology and chemoembolization.
The team also revealed the first in vivo microscopic images monitoring the cryoablation on renal tumors and chemoembolization of liver tumors in real time.
Semi-automatic 3-D tumor quantification concept A key but challenging clinical need for today's radiologists is determining how tumors are reacting to new local image guided treatment approaches, such as tumor ablation and chemoembolization.
Lot 25 Kit microcatheter delivery chemoembolization particles, 40
The chemoembolization technique [8, 9] is a modified embolization procedure, performed when the embolic agent is loaded with a drug.
We report a case of a 54-year-old Caucasian man with a history of HCC treated with six rounds of transarterial chemoembolization followed by CyberKnife therapy, as well as a history of hepatitis C cirrhosis and diabetes mellitus, who presented with complaints of abdominal rash and pain.
She underwent radioembolization treatments using radioactive microspheres called SIR-Spheres, radio-frequency ablation, and recently transarterial chemoembolization (TACE).
A specific example of a tumor embolization procedure is transarterial chemoembolization (TACE), used for palliative treatment of liver tumors.
Previous treatment was included none (27%), resection with relapse (20%), transarterial chemoembolization (50%), radiofrequency ablation (28%), percutaneous ethanol injection therapy (15%), chemotherapy (14%).
Hepatocellular carcinoma: Assessment of response to transarterial chemoembolization with image subtraction.
These methods include transhepatic arterial chemoembolization (TACE) and radiofrequency ablation.
Chemoembolization is one common form of treatment for tumors in the liver.