Chemoembolization and Bland Embolization of Neuroendocrine Tumor Metastases to the Liver (Full text)

Ruutiainen AT, Soulen MC, Tuite CM, Clark TW, Mondschein JI, Stavropoulos SW, Trerotola SO.

Division of Interventional Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, 1 Silverstein, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2007 Jul; 18(7): 847-55

Conclusions: Chemoembolization was not associated with a higher degree of toxicity than bland embolization. Chemoembolization demonstrated trends toward improvement in TTP, symptom control, and survival. Based on these results, a multicenter prospective randomized trial is warranted.



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