[A possible treatment of hepatic tumors: ligation of the hepatic artery and perfusion with desoxigenated saline].


Hepatic artery ligation has been performed as a treatment for primary and metastatic tumors of the liver since they receive their blood supply from the hepatic artery. The results showed a slight and transient improvement because large tumors underwent extensive necrosis or diminished their growth rate. However, small metastatic growths that obtain oxygen… (More)


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