Standards of Practice in Transarterial Radioembolization

@article{Mahnken2013StandardsOP,
  title={Standards of Practice in Transarterial Radioembolization},
  author={Andreas H. Mahnken and Carlo Spreafico and Geert Maleux and Thomas Helmberger and Tobias F. Jakobs},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={36},
  pages={613-622}
}
Primary cancer to the liver is the second most frequent cause of cancer death worldwide. There are 750,000 new cases of liver cancer worldwide [1], and metastatic liver disease is the most common cause of cancer death. Only about 25 % of patients with primary or secondary liver cancer are eligible for surgery, with a roughly 50 % 5-year overall survival in metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) and little more than 20 months’ median overall survival with systemic chemotherapy alone [2]. Thus… CONTINUE READING

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