Interventional treatment of infantile hepatic hemangioendothelioma.

@article{Warmann2003InterventionalTO,
  title={Interventional treatment of infantile hepatic hemangioendothelioma.},
  author={Steven W. Warmann and Henriette Helene Bertram and Ruediger Kardorff and Michael Sasse and Gert Hausdorf and Joerg Fuchs},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={38 8},
  pages={1177-81}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Hemangioendothelioma is the most frequent liver tumor in infancy. Untreated symptomatic patients with heart failure have a high mortality rate. Symptomatic forms may request nonoperative treatment, because surgery is burdened with high risks in patients with heart failure. The authors report their experience with interventional coil occlusion of infantile hepatic hemangioendothelioma (IHE). METHODS Four patients (age range, 2 to 146 days; mean, 53 days) suffering from IHE… CONTINUE READING

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