Non-operative arterial embolisation in primary liver tumours.

Three patients with primary hepatic tumours were treated by selective arterial embolisation with gelatin-foam fragments to induce necrosis. In the two with histologically proved hepatocellular carcinoma ultrasonography suggested that necrosis had been induced, as did the rapid initial falls in serum alpha-fetoprotein concentration by 95 and 81% of the… CONTINUE READING