Catheter position for adequate intra-arterial chemotherapy for advanced pancreatic cancer: evaluation with CT during arterial injection of contrast material.

@article{Tanaka2004CatheterPF,
  title={Catheter position for adequate intra-arterial chemotherapy for advanced pancreatic cancer: evaluation with CT during arterial injection of contrast material.},
  author={Toshihiro Tanaka and Hiroshi Sakaguchi and Hiroshi Anai and Kiyosei Yamamoto and Kengo Morimoto and Hideyuki Nishiofuku and Kimihiko Kichikawa},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={2004},
  volume={15 10},
  pages={1089-97}
}
PURPOSE To identify the drug infusion vessel for use in obtaining the best drug distribution in arterial infusion chemotherapy for advanced pancreatic cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS In 16 cases of advanced pancreatic cancer (pancreatic head, n = 12; pancreatic body and/or tail, n = 4), computed tomography during arterial injection of contrast material was performed at the time of angiography. The sites of catheter placement were celiac artery, superior mesenteric artery, and their branches… CONTINUE READING
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