Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization: Current Technique and Future Promise

Eleni Liapi, Christos C. Georgiades, Kelvin Hong, Jean Francois H. Geschwind

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Transarterial chemoembolization is the mainstay of catheter based interventional oncologic therapies. This article describes the history of the procedure, selection of appropriate candidates, technical aspects of procedure performance, results, complications, and appropriate follow-up. In addition, the limitations and challenges of the procedure are outlined. Finally, the reader is introduced to novel and promising techniques and devices that hold future promise for transarterial therapy of malignancies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2-11
Number of pages10
JournalTechniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2007


  • liver cancer
  • technique
  • transcatheter arterial chemoembolization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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