Technical complications of continuous intra-arterial chemotherapy with 5-fluorodeoxyuridine and 5-fluorouracil for colorectal liver metastases.

@article{Heinrich2003TechnicalCO,
  title={Technical complications of continuous intra-arterial chemotherapy with 5-fluorodeoxyuridine and 5-fluorouracil for colorectal liver metastases.},
  author={Stefan S. Heinrich and Henrik Petrowsky and Ingo Schwinnen and Elsbeth Staib-Sebler and Christiane Gog and Ahmed El-Ganainy and Carsten Gutt and H. -A. M{\"u}ller and Matthias Lorenz},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={133 1},
  pages={40-8}
}
BACKGROUND Intra-arterial chemotherapy is an effective modality to treat unresectable hepatic metastases from colorectal primaries if systemic chemotherapy has failed. Response rates of more than 40% and a median survival of 15 to 25 months have been reported from randomized trials. In this retrospective study, we analyzed specific technical complications associated with continuous intra-arterial chemotherapy for colorectal liver metastases. METHODS From 1982 to 1995, single-center clinical… CONTINUE READING

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