[Intra-arterial infusion chemotherapy with side-hole catheter for primary and metastatic liver, bile duct, and pancreas cancers].

@article{Tezuka1992IntraarterialIC,
  title={[Intra-arterial infusion chemotherapy with side-hole catheter for primary and metastatic liver, bile duct, and pancreas cancers].},
  author={Toru Tezuka and Koichi Shinohara and Tsuyoshi Miura and S Takagi and Mitsuru Murata and Masaru Seki},
  journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy},
  year={1992},
  volume={19 10 Suppl},
  pages={
          1572-5
        }
}
Dislodgement and obstruction of catheter inserted into the artery are great hazards for the hepatic artery infusion chemotherapy. To prevent dislodgement, a new Anthron-coated catheter with a side hole was applied for the treatment of 32 patients with primary and metastatic liver cancer, bile duct cancer and pancreas cancer. The tip of the catheter was advanced deep into the gastroduodenal artery, proper or right hepatic artery, or splenic artery. Anti-cancer drugs were administered through the… CONTINUE READING