Percutaneous electrochemotherapy in the treatment of portal vein tumor thrombosis at hepatic hilum in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis: A feasibility study

@inproceedings{Tarantino2017PercutaneousEI,
  title={Percutaneous electrochemotherapy in the treatment of portal vein tumor thrombosis at hepatic hilum in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis: A feasibility study},
  author={Luciano Tarantino and Giuseppina Busto and Aurelio Nasto and Raffaele Fristachi and Luigi Cacace and Maria Talamo and Catello Accardo and Sara Bortone and Paolo Gallo and Paolo Tarantino and Riccardo Aurelio Nasto and Matteo Nicola Dario Di Minno and Pasquale Ambrosino},
  booktitle={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2017}
}
AIM To treated with electrochemotherapy (ECT) a prospective case series of patients with liver cirrhosis and Vp3-Vp4- portal vein tumor thrombus (PVTT) from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), in order to evaluate the feasibility, safety and efficacy of this new non thermal ablative technique in those patients. METHODS Six patients (5 males and 1 female), aged 61-85 years (mean age, 70 years), four in Child-Pugh A and two in Child-Pugh B class, entered our study series. All patients were studied… CONTINUE READING

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