Treatment of symptomatic polycystic liver disease: transcatheter super-selective hepatic arterial embolization using a mixture of NBCA and iodized oil

@article{Wang2012TreatmentOS,
  title={Treatment of symptomatic polycystic liver disease: transcatheter super-selective hepatic arterial embolization using a mixture of NBCA and iodized oil},
  author={Mao-qiang Wang and Fengkui Duan and Feng Liu and Zhi Jun Wang and Peng Song},
  journal={Abdominal Imaging},
  year={2012},
  volume={38},
  pages={465-473}
}
Surgical therapy for symptomatic polycystic liver disease (PLD) is effective but has substantial mortality and morbidity. Minimally invasive options such as laparoscopic fenestration, percutaneous cyst aspiration with or without injection of a sclerosing solution have had disappointing results. Because the hepatic cysts in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) patients are mostly supplied from hepatic arteries but not from portal veins, therefore, transcatheter arterial… CONTINUE READING
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