Update on portal vein embolization: evidence-based outcomes, controversies, and novel strategies.

Abstract

Portal vein embolization (PVE) is an established therapy used to redirect portal blood flow away from the tumor-bearing liver to the anticipated future liver remnant (FLR) and usually results in FLR hypertrophy. PVE is indicated when the FLR is considered too small before surgery to support essential function after surgery. When appropriately applied, PVE… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jvir.2012.10.017

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