Particle embolization of hepatic neuroendocrine metastases for control of pain and hormonal symptoms Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenoma, Islet Cell
  • Carcinoid Tumor
  • Embolization, Therapeutic
  • Liver Neoplasms
  • Polyvinyl Alcohol

abstract

  • Hepatic artery embolization with PVA particles is beneficial for patients with neuroendocrine tumors metastatic to the liver and may be used for control of pain as well as hormonal symptoms. This therapy should be used cautiously when more than 75% of the hepatic parenchyma is replaced by tumor.

publication date

  • April 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 10229465

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 397

end page

  • 403

volume

  • 10

number

  • 4