Preliminary Results of a Randomized Study of Intrahepatic Infusion versus Systemic Infusion of FUDR for Metastatic Colorectal Carcinoma

  • Nancy Kemeny
  • John Daly

Abstract

Development of a totally implantable infusion pump produced a renewed interest in hepatic infusional therapy. An initial study employing this pump and continuous hepatic infusion of FUDR produced an 83% response rate1. However, further work with this method brought the mean response rate down to 59%2which, however, is still higher than the mean response rate obtained with systemic chemotherapy.

Keywords

Toxicity Catheter Hydration Albumin Oncol 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nancy Kemeny
    • 1
  • John Daly
    • 2
  1. 1.Solid Tumor Service Department of MedicineKettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA

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