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Transarterial chemoembolization in a patient with recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma and portal vein thrombosis: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16317281     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Primary hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) accounts for more than 5% of all cancers in the world, and causes between 250,000 and one million deaths globally each year. The incidence of portal vein thrombosis in HCC patients is around 8%. These patients are regarded as unsuitable for chemoembolization, especially if there is portal vein occlusion. The authors describe a patient with HCC and partial portal vein thrombosis who successfully underwent transarterial chemoembolization.
Authors:
Ailawadhi Sikander; Shenoy Sadashiv; Sham Ronald; Javle Milind
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of clinical oncology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1537-453X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Clin. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2005 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-11-30     Completed Date:  2006-01-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8207754     Medline TA:  Am J Clin Oncol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  638-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute and State University of New York at Buffalo, NY 14263, USA. ailawadhi77@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acrylic Resins / administration & dosage*
Aged
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular / complications,  therapy*
Chemoembolization, Therapeutic* / methods
Doxorubicin / administration & dosage*
Gelatin / administration & dosage*
Hodgkin Disease
Humans
Injections, Intra-Arterial
Liver Neoplasms / complications,  therapy*
Male
Microspheres
Necrosis
Neoplasms, Second Primary / therapy*
Portal Vein*
Venous Thrombosis / etiology,  therapy*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Acrylic Resins; 0/trisacryl gelatin microspheres; 23214-92-8/Doxorubicin; 9000-70-8/Gelatin

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