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Cholecystitis after yttrium-90 resin microsphere radioembolization treatment: Clinical and pathologic findings

Parakh, Sagun; Gananadha, Sivakumar; Allen, Robert J; Yip, Desmond


Background: Radioembolization with yttrium microspheres is an established therapeutic modality for primary and secondary hepatic malignancies, with studies demonstrating improved overall survival. There remains a paucity of data on cholecystitis as a complication of radioembolization. We describe a small series of patients who developed cholecystitis as a result of radioembolization. Methods: Patients who had developed cholecystitis as a complication of radioembolization in our institution...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Asian Journal of Surgery
DOI: 10.1016/j.asjsur.2015.04.002


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