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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Whether or not a given patient was treated with transarterial chemoembolization (TACE)--and if so, the type used--and the size of that patient s tumor were found not to be predictors of survival in this small series of patients.
Portal vein (PV) thrombosis is considered an absolute contraindication to Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE) treatment by some researchers and a relative contraindication by others.
A specific example of a tumor embolization procedure is transarterial chemoembolization (TACE), used for palliative treatment of liver tumors.
These excluded embolizations were most commonly done for the treatment of cancer via either chemoembolization or selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT).
Other indications for conventional angiography in GTN include selective embolization of isolated vaginal metastases and chemoembolization of hepatic metastases.
All patients had undergone transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) and additional radiofrequency ablation (RFA).
Transarterial embolization, transarterial chemoembolization (TACE), doxorubicin-eluting beads, and radioembolization with yttrium-90 microspheres all can achieve long-term survival in some patients.
Multiple bilateral blood supplies from hepatic artery and portal vein make transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) less effective for malignant tumors in the lobe than those in the main lobes.
Previous treatment was included none (27%), resection with relapse (20%), transarterial chemoembolization (50%), radiofrequency ablation (28%), percutaneous ethanol injection therapy (15%), chemotherapy (14%).
Prospective cohort study of transarterial chemoembolization for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma in 8510 patients.
Nevertheless, it is yet not fully understood and clarified why especially DSM had beneficial impacts on tumor treatment along with chemoembolization procedures.
Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization therapy for hepatocellular-carcinoma bv using polylactic acid microspheres containing aclarubicin hydrochloride.