Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy using percutaneous catheter placement with an implantable port: assessment of factors affecting patency of the hepatic artery.

@article{Seki1999HepaticAI,
  title={Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy using percutaneous catheter placement with an implantable port: assessment of factors affecting patency of the hepatic artery.},
  author={Hiroyuki Seki and Motomasa Kimura and Norihiko Yoshimura and Satoshi Yamamoto and Toshirou Ozaki and Kenji Sakai},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={221-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the factors affecting patency of the hepatic artery during hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy (HAIC) with an implantable port system inserted percutaneously. PATIENTS AND METHODS Ninety patients with malignant hepatic tumours were given HAIC using percutaneous catheter placement. An end-hole catheter was inserted into the hepatic… CONTINUE READING