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Serious hepatic complications of selective internal radiation therapy with yttrium-90 microsphere radioembolization for unresectable liver tumors

Kuo, James C; Tazbirkova, Andrea; Allen, Robert J; Kosmider, Suzanne; Gibbs, Peter; Yip, Desmond

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Aim: Selective internal radiation therapy with yttrium-90 microsphere radioembolization has been used to treat unresectable liver tumors and its acute toxicity has been well described. Subacute and long-term hepatic complications related to radioembolization however may be underreported in the literature. This retrospective study describes the incidence and sequelae of serious hepatic complications in patients who underwent radioembolization for unresectable liver tumors. Methods: A...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/75082
Source: Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology
DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12229

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