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BACKGROUND Radiomicrosphere therapy (RT) utilizing yttrium-90 (90Y) microspheres has been shown to be an effective regional treatment for primary and secondary hepatic malignancies. We sought to determine a large academic institution's experience regarding the extent and frequency of gastrointestinal complications. METHODS Between 2004 and 2007, 27(More)
Radiation-induced pneumonitis (RP) is a rare complication of radioembolization with yttrium-90 ((90)Y) microspheres. The present report describes a case of RP in a patient with liver metastases from a gastrointestinal stromal tumor after radioembolization with (90)Y glass microspheres. This patient developed clinical, functional, and radiographic findings(More)
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