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ET 2019: New microcatheters could help reduce the “everyday challenge” of non-target embolization

Irene Bargellini (Pisa, Italy) tells BLearning IR that non-target embolization is a frequently under-diagnosed, sometimes fatal, problem that interventional radiologists encounter every time they work with embolics. Understanding the vascular...

ET 2019: New data support TACE using microspheres in both HCC and colorectal cancer

Transarterial chemoembolization using microspheres appears to show “much better outcomes” than those seen with conventional TACE, both in the setting of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treatment and when used to treat colorectal cancer patients...

New double vein embolization technique saves time in future liver remnant preparation before extensive liver resection

While the standard approach for preparing the future liver remnant prior to liver resection is to use portal vein embolization, a new technique-variously either called double vein embolization, or liver venous deprivation-can enhance the rapidity of...

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