Gastroduodenal Injury After Radioembolization of Hepatic Tumors

@article{Carretero2007GastroduodenalIA,
  title={Gastroduodenal Injury After Radioembolization of Hepatic Tumors},
  author={Cristina Carretero and Miguel A Mu{\~n}oz-Navas and Maite Bet{\'e}s and Ram{\'o}n Ang{\'o}s and Jos{\'e} Carlos S{\'u}btil and Ignacio Fern{\'a}ndez-Uri{\'e}n and Susana de la Riva and Josu Sola and Jos{\'e} Ignacio Bilbao and Esther de Luis and Bruno Sangro},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2007},
  volume={102},
  pages={1216-1220}
}
BACKGROUND:Radioembolization is a new tool for the treatment of hepatic tumors that consists in the injection of biocompatible microspheres carrying radioisotopes into the hepatic artery or its branches.METHODS:We have performed radioembolization in 78 patients with hepatic tumors using resin-based microspheres loaded with yttrium-90. All patients were previously evaluated to minimize the risk of hazardous irradiation to nontarget organs and to obtain the data needed for dose calculation… 
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