transcatheter arterial chemoembolization


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transcatheter arterial chemoembolization

(trans″kath′ĕt-ĕr),

TACE

A technique for destroying tumors in which a tube is guided into the arterial blood supply of the tumor and drugs, fragments of muscle, or synthetic spheres are introduced to obstruct the artery. It is used to treat liver cancers that cannot be removed surgically.
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Identification of small hepatocellular carcinoma and tumor-feeding branches with cone-beam CT guidance technology during transcatheter arterial chemoembolization. J Vasc Interv Radiol 2013;24:501-8.
Wang et al., "Role of post-operative transcatheter arterial chemoembolization in hepatocellular carcinoma with different pathological characteristics," Chinese Journal of Surgery, vol.
Wu, "Emergency embolization in the treatment of ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma following transcatheter arterial chemoembolization," Hepatogastroenterology, vol.
Guiu, "Use of Lipiodol as a drug-delivery system for transcatheter arterial chemoembolization of hepatocellular carcinoma: a review," Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, vol.
Zhang, "Meta-analysis: Traditional Chinese medicine for improving immune response in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma after transcatheter arterial chemoembolization," Explore, vol.
Necrotizing pancreatitis after transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma.
[18] provide several tips on surmounting these difficulties in interventional radiology including transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma and an implantable port system for hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy to treat metastatic liver tumors.
Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization is effective to treat cesarean scar pregnancy, but three factors should be highlighted: adequate methotrexate dosage, appropriate material, and complete embolization.
Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) is one treatment option performed on about 30 percent of patients with HCC.
The role of cone-beam CT in transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Thereafter, he had repeated HCC recurrences and underwent transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) nine times and radiofrequency ablation twice.
Rhim et al., "Radiofrequency ablation for viable hepatocellular carcinoma around retained iodized oil after transcatheter arterial chemoembolization: Usefulness of biplane fluoroscopy plus ultrasound guidance," Korean Journal of Radiology, vol.

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