Clinical studies of new material for portal vein embolization: comparison of embolic effect with different agents.

@article{Kaneko2002ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical studies of new material for portal vein embolization: comparison of embolic effect with different agents.},
  author={Tetsuya Kaneko and Akimasa Nakao and Hiroshi Takagi},
  journal={Hepato-gastroenterology},
  year={2002},
  volume={49 44},
  pages={
          472-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Study of he embolic materials is necessary to select those suitable for preoperative portal embolization which increases the safety of hepatectomy. METHODOLOGY Twenty-three patients with biliary tract cancer and hepatic tumor underwent portal embolization of the right portal vein. Four kinds of embolic materials were used. Gelatin sponge was used in 9, cyanoacrylate in 4, fibrin glue in 2, and gelatin sponge with polidocanol in 8 patients. The embolic effect in inducing… CONTINUE READING

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