Radiology 2021 Apr 6:204055. Epub 2021 Apr 6.
From the Interventional Radiology Unit (J.H.M.L., F.V.G., N.V.C., I.V., E.C., T.B.), Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic and Transplantation Center (H.P.M., J.S.C., R.M.A.M., V.N.T.V.R., J.T.R.d.C.L., M.M.d.S.N.e.S., S.R.G.d.S., A.S.d.T.C., S.C.C.R.), and Department of Pathology (A.A.F.P.d.F., M.V.S.), Hospital Curry Cabral, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Lisboa Central (CHULC), Rua Beneficência 8, 1069-166, Lisbon, Portugal; Nova Medical School, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal (J.H.M.L., F.V.G., N.V.C., I.V., T.B.); and National Institute of Infectious Disease Evandro Chagas, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (P.M.L.).
Background In patients with liver cancer, portal vein embolization (PVE) is recommended to promote liver growth before major hepatectomies. However, the optimal embolization strategy has not been established. Purpose To compare liver regeneration as seen at CT in participants with liver cancer, before major hepatectomies, with -butyl-cyanoacrylate (NBCA) plus iodized oil versus standard polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) particles plus coils, for PVE. Read More