Embolization therapy of bone metastases from epithelial thyroid carcinoma: effect on symptoms and serum thyroglobulin.

@article{deVries2008EmbolizationTO,
  title={Embolization therapy of bone metastases from epithelial thyroid carcinoma: effect on symptoms and serum thyroglobulin.},
  author={Margriet M de Vries and Adrienne C M Persoon and Pieter L. Jager and Joost P Gravendeel and John Th. M. Plukker and Wim J. Sluiter and Thera P. Links},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 12},
  pages={
          1277-84
        }
}
BACKGROUND Selective embolization therapy (SET) has been employed to treat a number of malignant tumors, but experience with its use in metastatic epithelial thyroid carcinoma (ETC) is limited. Here we report our experience with the effect of SET on symptoms and serum thyroglobulin (Tg) in patients with bone metastases from ETC. METHODS This was a retrospective study of 13 patients with bone metastases from ETC who underwent 65 embolizations for bone metastases in 43 sessions. In the treated… 

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