Using n-butyl cyanoacrylate and the fixed-catheter-tip technique in percutaneous implantation of a port-catheter system in patients undergoing repeated hepatic arterial chemotherapy.

OBJECTIVE The purpose of our study was to evaluate the usefulness of adding n-butyl cyanoacrylate to microcoils to fix the catheter tip in percutaneous implantation of a port-catheter system for hepatic arterial-infusion chemotherapy. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Ninety-three patients (64 men and 29 women; age range, 38-83 years; mean age, 62.2 years) with… CONTINUE READING