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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Triphasic CT scan of liver is imaging modality of choice for detection of HCC in cirrhosis of liver, to select candidates for curative surgery, embolotherapy, percutaneous ethanol injection, trans-arterial chemoembolization, radiofrequency ablation and for exclusion of multifocal disease8,9.
Delivery of gallon valves, Stent grafts and devices for vascular procedures (among others: Peripheral stent grafts, Stent grafts for the supply of abdominal aortic aneurysms, Peripheral self-expanding stents, Hypertrophic and transrectal heart valves, Equipment for embolization and chemoembolization procedures).
Early stage hepatocellular carcinoma is treatable by a wide variety of means, including surgery, radiofrequency ablation, ethanol injection, and chemoembolization therapy, but treatment opinions for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma are limited and the prognosis is very poor, meaning that this is an area of high unmet medical need.
He underwent multiphase dynamic computed tomography abdomen multiphase with contrast was done which showed a segment 8 lesion consistent with HCC for which transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) was done multiple times over 3 years and the patient was on regular follow-up.
Furthermore, Shanghai Score provided evaluation for adjuvant treatment choices (transcatheter arterial chemoembolization or interferon-a).
Fifty-one patients with cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma who were scheduled to receive local therapy (transcatheter arterial chemoembolization and radiofrequency ablation) for their cancer were randomly assigned to receive a supplement of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) or no BCAAs (control group).
Outcome of transarterial chemoembolization monotherapy, and in combination with percutaneous ethanol injection, or radiofreguency ablation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma.
91) Various locoregional therapeutic modalities are available, including radiofrequency ablation, transarterial chemoembolization using drug-eluting beads embedded with doxorubicin, and transarterial radioembolization using microspheres coated with yttrium-90.
An application of uterine artery chemoembolization in treating cesarean scar pregnancy.
We aimed to evaluate the combining effects of transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) and open local thermal microwave ablation in a hepatocellular carcinoma animal model.
It has been shown useful in predicting response in those who undergo chemoembolization for hepatic metastases.
As shown in supplementary Table 1, eligibility criteria for study entry were: patients who had been diagnosed with HCC by histological examination (n = 36) or typical diagnostic images (n = 23); no indication for surgical resection and local therapy (percutaneous ethanol injection, radiofrequency ablation, microwave coagulation therapy, transcatheter arterial chemoembolization, radiation therapy); systemic chemotherapy-naive; measurable disease based on Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) criteria (ver.