Susan Chi-hum Chan

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Postoperative residual hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with malignant portal vein thrombosis in a 48-year-old man was cured with transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) for the parenchymal portion and percutaneous ethanol injection (PEI) for the malignant portal vein thrombosis. No evidence of tumor recurrence was noted after 18 months of follow-up. The only(More)
We are reporting our experience using tricortical interposition iliac crest grafting in the management of late pain and deformity after calcaneus fracture. Ten patients underwent this procedure, which was performed by the senior author. All but one were followed up with a questionnaire, physical examination, and repeat x-rays. The technique failed in one(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Adjuvant locoregional chemotherapy has been shown to be useful to prevent recurrence after curative resection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in some retrospective studies. Our aim was to compare the dose effect in the prevention of tumor recurrence. METHODS A prospective randomized controlled trial was conducted in patients with(More)
This study was done to evaluate the outcome after brachytherapy (BT) given to prevent restenosis after stent insertion for central venous stenosis in patients with ipsilateral hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulas (AVF). Angioplasty and stenting were performed on 9 primary central venous stenoses in 8 patients with AVF followed by BT, delivering Iridium-192(More)
The present report describes a technique of retrieving a retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filter placed in an inverted orientation that had attached to the IVC wall. The filter was removed with difficulty via a combined jugular and femoral venous approach.
The purpose of this article was to describe the experience of relieving tension pneumomediastinum by a fluoroscopic-guided percutaneous method. We inserted a percutaneous drainage catheter with a Heimlich valve under fluoroscopic guidance to relieve the tension pneumomediastinum in a 2-year-old girl who suffered from dermatomyositis with lung involvement.(More)
Two cases of persistent trigeminal artery variant were found in 2000 cases who had examination of cerebral angiography in our hospital from 1975 to 1986. The first case was a 44-year-old female who admitted in our hospital for the examination of vertigo. Cerebral angiography demonstrated a superior cerebellar artery originating from the precavernous portion(More)
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