Tumour infarction after pre-operative embolisation of renal carcinoma.


Thirty kidneys containing renal carcinoma became available for complete histological examination 2-8 days after therapeutic embolisation with various combinations of gel-foam, dura mater, steel coils and thrombin. There was extensive tumour infarction (greater than 50%) in 25 kidneys and in the other five kidneys there was no tumour infarction detected… (More)


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