Hepatic falciform artery: is prophylactic embolization needed before short-term hepatic arterial chemoinfusion?

@article{Kim1999HepaticFA,
  title={Hepatic falciform artery: is prophylactic embolization needed before short-term hepatic arterial chemoinfusion?},
  author={D E Kim and Hyoung Kyu Yoon and G Y Ko and Jae Su Kwon and H-y Song and Kyu Bo Sung},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1999},
  volume={172 6},
  pages={1597-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the need for prophylactic embolization of the hepatic falciform artery (HFA) to prevent supraumbilical skin rash before short-term hepatic arterial chemoinfusion with or without subsequent embolization. MATERIALS AND METHODS Transcatheter arterial chemoinfusions or chemoembolizations were performed on 127 consecutive patients with hepatocellular carcinoma between August 1997 and September 1997. Hepatic angiography findings regarding the… CONTINUE READING
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