First experience and technical aspects of isolated liver perfusion for extensive liver metastasis.

@article{Oldhafer1998FirstEA,
  title={First experience and technical aspects of isolated liver perfusion for extensive liver metastasis.},
  author={Karl Juergen Oldhafer and Hauke Lang and Markus Frerker and Laura Moreno and Ajay Chavan and Peer Flemming and Silvio Nadalin and Ekkhard Schmoll and Rudolf Pichlmayr},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={123 6},
  pages={622-31}
}
BACKGROUND New drugs and modalities for locoregional tumor treatment in recent years may offer new potential for isolated liver perfusion in patients with nonresectable liver tumors. The purpose of this study was to prove the feasibility of arterial isolated liver perfusion and to assess the tolerance of perfusion with high-dose tumor necrosis factor (TNF). METHODS Twelve patients with extensive liver metastases previously treated unsuccessfully with systemic chemotherapy underwent isolated… CONTINUE READING

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