Current locoregional therapies and treatment strategies in hepatocellular carcinoma

Current Oncology

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Title Current locoregional therapies and treatment strategies in hepatocellular carcinoma
 
Creator Cardarelli-Leite, L.
Hadjivassiliou, A.
Klass, D.
Chung, J.
Ho, S.G.F.
Lim, H.J.
Kim, P.T.W.
Mujoomdar, A.
Liu, D.M.
 
Subject hepatocellular carcinoma
interventional radiology
transarterial radioembolization
chemoembolization
radiofrequency ablation
 
Description Locoregional therapies (LRT) play an important role in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), with the aim of increasing overall survival while preserving liver function. Different forms of LRT are available and choosing which one is best will depend on technical aspects, liver morphology, tumor biology, and patient’s symptoms. The purpose of this review article is to provide an overview of the current evidence regarding the use of percutaneous ablation, transarterial chemoembolization and transarterial radioembolization for the curative or palliative treatment of HCC. Special situations are also reviewed, including the combined use of systemic therapy with LRT; indications and techniques for bridging to transplant and downstaging; and the use of LRT to treat patients with HCC and macrovascular invasion.
 
Publisher Multimed Inc.
 
Date 2020-08-18
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
text/html
 
Identifier http://www.current-oncology.com/index.php/oncology/article/view/7171
10.3747/co.27.7171
 
Source Current Oncology; Vol. 27 No. S3 (2020): Evolving Treatment Landscape of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: more choices, more responsibility
1718-7729
1198-0052
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://www.current-oncology.com/index.php/oncology/article/view/7171/9545
http://www.current-oncology.com/index.php/oncology/article/view/7171/9587
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Multimed Inc.
 

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